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    can a person change there mind after signing a quitclaim deed?

    my sister set up a quitclaim deed in 1986 so when my mom passes her house will be sold and the money divided up amoung us 4 kids, my wife and i took care of her for quite a while before she had to go to a nursing home , now she wants me and my wife to have the house and property....can she change her mind ?
    3 months ago 5 Answers

    Best Answer

    Whose name was the quit claim changed to all your names or just sis's? If mom changed the deed to all your names or even one of them she no longer owns the property to do anything with. If in all four names you are pretty much out of luck unless out to the goodness of their hearts the others give up their OWNERSHIP to you, again Mom is out of the chain of ownership. I am not so sure you know what is going on and if you are using the correct terminology so see an Atty and find out first, how the house is now deeded and if sis has her name ONLY on the deed then the rest of you are out of luck!
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    Other Answers

    • If the Quit claim deed has been filed and recoded with the county clerk, then answer is no, without the approval of all who are on the deed

      by goz1111 - 6 hours ago

    • You post is unclear as who quit claimed what. But no, you cannot undo a 20-year old quit claim deed that has been duly recorded.

      by kj566 - 6 hours ago

    • Record a grant deed putting the proper people back in title and quitclaim the others off title.

      by organizeyourbiz - 6 hours ago

    • I know this one. A quit claim deed is a document which prevents the person to claim the property. It is a legal document. However, if she wants to contest and say when she signed the document, she was not capable mentally, she can appeal in court. That would take a lot of money. Chances are, she is not going to do that. One thing which is more important that anything else is the family relationship. If it is salvageable, I suggest that everyone comes to term to accept whatever mom wanted her kids to have.

      by tim-tim - 6 hours ago

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