What todo if you filed the wrong quitclaim deed?

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What todo if you filed the wrong quitclaim deed?

Friend filed a wrong quick claim deed then a partial wrong deed, can we go back and refile the quitclaim deed and grant deed gain? A friend filed a quitclaim deed but hand wrote the info and got the grantor mixed up with grantee, in top of that they assumed it was a property in a Trust when it was not they eventually want to grant the house to mother and daughter, husband who passed away, object was to grant it to mother and daughter, adding the daughter but they got a lot of info wrong, I assume this much wrong information invalidates a quit claim deed anyway.

Asked on April 3, 2019 under Real Estate Law, California

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S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Check with the County Recorder's office about filing an amendment to the quitclaim deed. The amendment language corrects the mistakes you mentioned. The amendment is signed in the presence of a notary. The amendment becomes effective upon being recorded (filed with the County Recorder's office).


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