Quit Claim Deed
A deed signed by grantor, whereby title to realty is transferred from one to another operating by way or release; that is, intended to pass any title, interest, or claim which the grantor may have in the premises, but not professing that such title is valid, nor containing any warranty or covenants for title. The federal government conveys land to others with quitclaim deed. Examples of quit claim deeds include: Government Land Patent - A deed issued by a government or state for the conveyance of some portion of the public domain. Marshall's Deed - A document giving ownership rights in property to a buyer at a Marshall's sale (i.e. a sale held by a Marshall to pay a court judgment against the owner of the property). Deed given at Marshall's sale in foreclosure of a mortgage. The giving of said deed begins a statutory redemption period. In some states or locales referred to as a "sheriff's deed." Reversionary Right Quitclaim Deed - A quitclaim deed providing that a future interest under which a grantor retains a present right in the property being conveyed.