Q: I purchased property in Arizona paid cash have the receipt but now she refuses to quit deed it.
I have the receipts as well as a quit deed copy that was emailed to me but not notarized. She now refuses to go to the county the county and put this land in my name what can I do
The details of this case are necessary to provide specific answers. However, generally, the chain of title should be recorded with the County's Recorder's Office.
In this situation - when the seller refuses to transfer title - you typically would file an action in the Superior Court to "Quiet Title." This means you are asking the Court to look at the facts - including your payment of cash - to determine who has the rights and interests in the Real Property.
If you have a contract for the transfer of title, you may also sue for breach of contract or, in the alternative, unjust enrichment.
You may also - depending on the particular facts - potentially have a fraud or negligent misrepresentation case.
I hope this helps.
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