This Grant Deed is a legal document used to transfer title to real property from one person or entity to another. It must contain the legal description of the property, the signatures of the grantor and a notary's acknowledgement. This document covenants that the grantor has the right to convey the property, the premises are free from encumbrances, and that the grantor will defend the grantee from any adverse claims that may arise. Grant deeds serve as written evidence property ownership. This document should be used by grantors and grantees located in Illinois whenever title to property is transferred.