Is a Thumbprint Required for a Notarized Grant Deed?

Answer State laws vary with the requirement for thumb prints on documents that affect real property. For example, in California, assembly bill 1828 requires that all documents notarized that involve the t... Read More »

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What is the difference between a California grant deed and a quitclaim deed?

Deeds are legal documents used to transfer the ownership of real estate. A grant deed is used to transfer the property itself. A quitclaim deed is used to transfer a claim on the property.Deed Requ... Read More »

Is a thumbprint required to cash a check?

The bank can require your thumbprint to cash a check. There is no law saying that banks cannot have a policy requiring you to put your thumbprint on a check you are cashing. Banks have this policy ... Read More »

Is a quitclaim deed that is notarized&filed without a signature legal?

Most states do not require the signature of the grantee on a quitclaim deed. However, research is important, as some counties do require both grantee and grantor signatures on a quitclaim deed.Refe... Read More »

What is a grant deed used for?

Grant deeds are the most commonly used type of deed and can be used for most transfers of real property. The grant deed assures the buyer that the person selling the property has the right to sell ... Read More »