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Maine quit claim deeds are county specific. Select the county where the property is located form information and forms specific to that county.
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  A quit claim deed is a legal instrument that conveys the grantor’s rights, if any, to a particular parcel of real property. It typically contains no covenants of warranty and offers little or no protection to the grantee. The state of Maine, however, presents a unique situation because the statutes provide forms and explanations for two types of quitclaim deeds—one with covenants and one without.

33 M.R.S. §161 defines a basic quitclaim deed as one which “conveys the estate which the grantor has and can convey by a deed of any other form.” 33 M.R.S. §§ 765 and 766 add complexity to the issue by providing for statutory quitclaim deeds with covenants. These deeds do not increase the estate or property rights the grantor can convey, but they include a provision that the grantor will support the grantee’s claim to those rights.

33 M.R.S. § 775 includes forms with the minimum statutory requirements for both quitclaim deeds with and without covenants.

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Maine Information
Preparing a Washington County Maine Quit Claim Deed for Recordation
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Quit Claim Document Requirements for Androscoggin County
Construction, Format, and Instructions for an Androscoggin County, Maine Quit Claim Deed The Register of Deeds in Androscoggin County records real es...

Quit Claim Document Requirements for Somerset County Maine
Guidelines for Recording a Somerset County, Maine Quit Claim Deed The Registry of Deeds records and maintains real property records for the county. Q...

Quit Claim Formatting Standards for Kennebec County
Quit Claim Deed Recording Guidelines in Kennebec County, Maine Quit claim deeds and other instruments of conveyance pertaining to real property locat...

Piscataquis County Requirements for Recording Quit Claim Documents
Creating a Standard Quit Claim Deed for Piscataquis County, Maine Quit claim deeds and other instruments pertaining to real property located in Pisca...

Quit Claim Requirements for Hancock County Maine
Creating a Standard Quit Claim Deed for Hancock County, Maine Transactions pertaining to real property are recorded at the Registry of Deeds. All cit...

Aroostook County Quit Claim Deed Form Preparation and Recording Guidelines
How to Prepare a Standard Quit Claim Deed for Aroostook County, Maine Quit claim deed documents pertaining to real property situated in Aroostook C...

Quit Claim Conveyances to or from a Trust in Maine - State Statute
Maine State Statue 851-A. Conveyances to or from trusts without naming trustee 1. Conveyance to a trust. In any conveyance of real property or any...

Information Regarding Quit Claim Deeds and Related Documents in Waldo County
Quitclaim Deed in Waldo County, Maine A deed of release or quitclaim of the usual form conveys the estate which the grantor has and can convey by a...

York County Maine - Quit Claim Deed
Recording a Quit Claim Deed in York County, Maine Basic Recording Fees: Quit Claim Deed, First Page................. $16.00 Each Additional Page....

 
 
 
 
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