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what is the validity of a quit claim deed signed while on opiates

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what is the validity of a quit claim deed signed while on opiates for end of life care? Property is in MA. Person was in NY, now deceased.

Hello, and thanks for submitting this question. Generally, a deed is presumed to be valid unless and until it can be proved that it was obtained fraudulent or by undue influence. You would have to prove that that the deceased was in such a mental state that he could not have known what he was signing. Here is information that you might find useful:


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