Q: In Ohio how does a named grantee of real property reject or disclaim the original gift of said property ab initio?
The grantee had no knowledge that an inter vivos gift (by quit claim deed) was made and recorded by his sibling to him.
A: If there is no environmental problem, title problem, lien, or other issue attached to the property and also possibly affecting the owner, the owner could just quit claim it back. But if the person whose name is now on record as owner wants that totally removed, it would require a Quiet Title Action claiming that the deed was never properly delivered, so the conveyance was not completed, and get the court to issue a judgment declaring the quit claim deed invalid. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the situation and advise you.
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