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quitclaim deed

noun, Law.
1.
a deed that conveys to the grantee only such interests in property as the grantor may have, the grantee assuming responsibility for any claims brought against the property.
Compare warranty deed.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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  • He has asked me to sign a quitclaim deed and deed the house to him.
  • The quitclaim deed uses traditional legal language showing consideration for the transfer.
  • He wants to give his half of the property to my sister using a quitclaim deed.
  • The quitclaim deed shall be presented for recordation in the county where the tax sale originally occurred.

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