quitclaim deed

noun

Definition of quitclaim deed

: a legal instrument used to release one person's right, title, or interest to another without providing a guarantee or warranty of title

Examples of quitclaim deed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By July 2016, the Root-Thalmans had filed a quitclaim deed purporting to transfer the victim's house to them. Keith Schubert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Was it elder abuse or compassion for a stranger? Judge sentences man who took over elderly neighbor's home," 25 July 2019 By July 2016, the Root-Thalmans had filed a quitclaim deed purporting to transfer the victim's house to them. Keith Schubert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Was it elder abuse or compassion for a stranger? Judge sentences man who took over elderly neighbor's home," 25 July 2019 By July 2016, the Root-Thalmans had filed a quitclaim deed purporting to transfer the victim's house to them. Keith Schubert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Was it elder abuse or compassion for a stranger? Judge sentences man who took over elderly neighbor's home," 25 July 2019 By July 2016, the Root-Thalmans had filed a quitclaim deed purporting to transfer the victim's house to them. Keith Schubert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Was it elder abuse or compassion for a stranger? Judge sentences man who took over elderly neighbor's home," 25 July 2019 Later, she was found incompetent and lawyer Eamon Guerin was appointed as her guardian and a probate judge voided the quitclaim deed. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Judge orders couple charged in scam not to enter elderly woman's home," 28 June 2018 According to the charges, Magee created fake quitclaim deeds from his company, Hickory Glade, that purported to convey to himself three properties. Robert Rhoden, NOLA.com, "Northshore Technical College breaks ground for $4.2 million tech center," 9 Apr. 2018 In the purchase agreement and in an accompanying quitclaim deed, Woodward Plaza agreed to develop the property into residential housing. Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit district, charter school battle over closed school building," 11 Jan. 2018 By July 2016, the Root-Thalmans had filed a quitclaim deed purporting to transfer the victim's house to them. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Court official denies request to split up couple accused of scamming elderly neighbor pending fraud case," 8 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of quitclaim deed

1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Quitclaim deed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quitclaim%20deed. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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Legal Definition of quitclaim deed

see deed

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