Illinois Quitclaim Deed
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- transfer property to or from a revocable living trust
- transfer property to one spouse as part of a divorce
- clarify an ambiguity about inherited property-- for example, by giving up potential rights to inherited real estate
- settle uncertainties about other kinds of claims -- for example, by relinquishing the rights to an easement
- transfer one co-owner’s interest to another co-owner -- for example, when one co-owner buys out another
- transfer part of your interest to a new co-owner -- for example, by transferring property you own by yourself into shared ownership with someone else
- change the way owners hold title to the property -- for example, by transferring title from joint tenants to tenants in common, or the other way around.
- obtain the PIN (property index number) of the property
- confirm that the transaction is exempt from transfer tax
- complete your quitclaim deed, and
- put the deed on file with the county recorder.
Legally transfer property in Illinois with this simple form
Using a quitclaim deed is a common and simple way to transfer property. It conveys whatever interest you have in a piece of property without making any promises about the type of interest you’re conveying.
You can use Nolo’s Illinois Quitclaim Deed to do the following and more:
Nolo's Illinois Quitclaim Deed includes up-to-date instructions for preparing a quitclaim deed, getting it notarized, and recording (filing) it with the county recorder. You'll learn how to: