warranty deed


Definition of warranty deed

: a deed warranting that the grantor has a good title free and clear of all liens and encumbrances and will defend the grantee against all claims

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Prosecutors say Griffin forged a warranty deed for the home in January. Alejandra Reyes-velarde, latimes.com, "Man forges deed to Beverly Hills estate and then tries to break in, police say," 25 June 2019 The Democrat-Gazette reported that in January 2011, Caldwell signed a warranty deed conveying the house from the ministry back to himself. Nick Powell, Houston Chronicle, "Property tax exemption restored for Texas evangelist who ran for Congress in Arkansas," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of warranty deed

1751, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of warranty deed was in 1751

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Legal Definition of warranty deed

see deed

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authorized for issue (as a bond)

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