Eagle, MI asked in Real Estate Law for Michigan

Q: Can the P.R. of small estate sign a warranty deed?

This deed is in fulfillment of a land contract with the now deceased.

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Kenneth V Zichi
Kenneth V Zichi
  • Fowlerville, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Yes, but you would be well advised to consult with an attorney who is familiar with real estate and probate law to insure the deed is drafted correctly, DO NOT rely on a 'title company' or 'realtor' who is not licensed to practice law to do this and BEWARE anyone who prepares a deed for you and then inserts YOUR name in the 'drafted by' section. It is a screaming 'red flag' to be sure you get legal advice when you see that!

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