Most Legal Document Assistants take continuing education classes once a month. This month, we attended a class in Hayward, on preparing deeds. Many of us offer the preparation of deeds to our customers, so we were happy to attend this class. No matter how much you may think you know, there is always something to learn at these classes.
There are many instances where one may need to have a new deed prepared.
When drafting a Trust, a deed is generally prepared to transfer title of real property to the name of the Trust. We usually use Trust Transfer deeds for this situation.
In a divorce action, deeds are often prepared when one party of the divorce gives up his/her interest in real property to the other party. These deeds can be Interspousal Transfer deeds, Grant deeds or Quit claim deeds. Sometimes, one may want to add a new spouse or adult child to the deed. In all of these instances, preparation of the deed is very important. If the deed isn’t correctly prepared, there can be issues in the future. If you want to transfer title of your property to a trust, or if you are getting divorced and need a deed prepared to quit claim title to your spouse, we can help you.
We are not attorneys. We cannot give you advice. If you need advice, you will need to consult with an attorney