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Quit Claim Deed

A written instrument used to release all of the right, title and interest of the grantor in and to a parcel of real property to the grantee. A quitclaim deed does not include any warranties (promises) and there is no implication that the grantor even has any right, title or interest in the property. A quitclaim deed does not convey after-acquired title. Compare bargain and sale deed and warranty deed.

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