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My mother has a quit claim deed that is signed by herself and my brother. It says they are husband and wife. Does this make the quit claim deed null and void since it is incorrect?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Arizona

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not that I know of.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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Estate Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 11 months ago
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Estate Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 11 months ago
Merely mistating the marital status would not, in and of itself, render void an otherwise validly executed deed which is correct in every other aspect, since marital status is no a required element of a valid deed.
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