Do I have to sign a quitclaim deed to finalize my divorce?

We’ve already reached an agreement to split the assest. Her lawyer said that I need to sign over the property to her to finalize our divorce.

Asked on May 24, 2012 under Family Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I would strongly suggest that you take what ever agreements that have been drafted and at least consult with an attorney before you sign them.  If you are splitting the assets as you say then why would you need to sign over a quit claim deed? It makes no sense and you were right to see that red flag. It may make sense in reading the entire agreement but that is not possible here.  Get legal help.  Good luck.


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