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Can a quit claim deed be reversed?

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Can a quit claim deed be reversed?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Legalease replied 1 year ago.

Hello there.


Technically, no - a quit claim deed cannot be "reversed". I a deed is written and recorded at the registry of deeds in the county where a property is located, another deed can be written to reverse what occurred in the first deed and then the second deed can be placed on record in the county which will undo the effects of the first deed that was recorded there. So, while the situation can be reversed or "undone" by using another deed after the first deed, there is no way to actually cancel out or reverse the first deed that was recorded unless you use another SECOND deed to reverse what happened in the first deed. Sometimes a court will order that a new deed be written and recorded to "reverse" a situation that occurred when using a first deed that should not have been recorded or something like that.


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