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Q: Signing a Quit Claim Deed ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Signing a Quit Claim Deed
Category: Relationships and Society > Law
Asked by: myoakley-ga
List Price: $30.00
Posted: 09 Oct 2006 10:49 PDT
Expires: 08 Nov 2006 09:49 PST
Question ID: 772009
My girlfrind and I are breaking up and selling the house we bought
jointly.  She wants all the equity in the home which is fine with me,
I just want to start a new life and move on.  My question is, if I
sign the "Quit Claim Deed", will she be able to force me out of the
house before it sells?

Request for Question Clarification by keystroke-ga on 09 Oct 2006 10:56 PDT
Hello myoakley,

In order for this question to be answered properly, we'll have to know
the state you live in.

There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Signing a Quit Claim Deed
From: myoarin-ga on 09 Oct 2006 14:45 PDT
If she is agreeable, she could give you a lease that terminates upon
the sale of the house.
Subject: Re: Signing a Quit Claim Deed
From: weisstho-ga on 19 Oct 2006 16:21 PDT
Almost certainly. Right now she cannot "evict" you as you are an owner
(of some flavor.)  After you sign away your ownership rights, you
become a tenant who can almost certainly be evicted. She would have to
use the courts do effect an eviction. The fact that you don't pay
rent, etc. is no defense. Don't sign the deed until you're ready to


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