Rhode Island Quitclaim Deed
Quitclaim Deed 1
Instructions & Checklist for Quitclaim Deed
Rhode Island (Individual)
[_] This package contains (1) Instructions and Checklist for Quitclaim Deed (2) Quitclaim Deed
[_] The Grantor should date and sign the Quitclaim Deed before a notary. Among other things,
notarization will allow the Quitclaim Deed to be recorded as a public record. Without filing, the
Quitclaim Deed may not be effective against third parties.
[_] Documents referencing land should include a legal description of the land. Verify that the
legal description is correct.
[_] A Quitclaim Deed may require other documents to be filed with it. Please check your local
requirements with your local Recorder’s (or similar) office.
[_] Depending on the type of document, additional requirements may apply. Nonconforming
documents may be returned unrecorded or may be charged additional fees
[_] These forms are not intended and are not a substitute for legal advice. These forms should
only be a starting point for you and should not be used without consulting with an attorney first.
An Attorney should be consulted before negotiating any document with another party.
Quitclaim Deed 2
Information for Rhode Island Quitclaim Deed
This Quitclaim Deed form is used to convey an interest in real estate. A Quitclaim Deed does
not include any promise or guarantee by the person making it (i.e. the Grantor) about the nature
or quality of that interest, or even if any interest exists at all.
This type of deed may be useful in cases where a party is unable to transfer a fee simple estate
or make promises about the title.
A buyer will rarely accept a Quitclaim Deed as the only form of conveyance when buying a
property. Quitclaim deeds are mainly used in family situations or to correct possible technical