quitclaim deed


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 While the majority of those 115 descendants signed the quitclaim deed, Adams did not. Wired, 29 July 2022 The seller of a building can give a quitclaim deed to the buyer and the seller’s entire interest has been transferred once that deed is signed. orlandosentinel.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Once the lease expired, the district was to deliver a quitclaim deed, effectively transferring all of its rights back to the city, the order decreed. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2021 Elliott says that before Pollack died, the director helped his efforts to secure a quitclaim deed from WB and never made any rights claim himself. Eriq Gardner, Billboard, 5 May 2021 Warner signed away his property on Bakertown Road in Antioch the day before Thanksgiving to a woman in Los Angeles for $0, property records of a quitclaim deed show. NBC News, 28 Dec. 2020 Last month, court records show a quitclaim deed transfer of the residence from Warner to an individual with a Los Angeles address on Nov. 25 for $0. Mariah Timms, USA TODAY, 28 Dec. 2020 Under the agreement, the city will hand over the property through a quitclaim deed within the next 30 days. Gloria Casas, chicagotribune.com, 18 Dec. 2020 The most likely technique to steal involves a fake quitclaim deed and deed of transfer, along with a fake notary seal. Dave Lieber, Dallas News, 16 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of quitclaim deed

1755, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quitclaim deed was in 1755

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12 Aug 2022

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“Quitclaim deed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quitclaim%20deed. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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quitclaim deed

Legal Definition of quitclaim deed

— see deed


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