Q: I signed a warranty deed for the house over to my wife, can I now revoke it?
A: It is not likely that you can revoke a deed unless the deed specifically says that it is revocable. Allowing the revocation of deeds would really be against public policy because who wants to worry about having the seller of a piece of property 50 years ago coming back and revoking the deed, thereby revoking all of the deed that took place from then until now. I would recommend having an attorney look at the deed to see if you have any options available to you. The foregoing answer is provided by Douglas J Shumway, Esq.: (801) 478-8080. The answer provided is not intended to form an attorney client relationship and should not be construed as legal advice. Mr. Shumway is licensed only in Utah. Mr. Shumway's law firm has offices in Salt Lake City, San Antonio and Las Vegas.
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