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That will work for getting rid of the title for the timeshare.

That said, I would investigate this further if I were jeffbrig, before assuming that quit claiming the property will actually rid him of the liability. I know with other real estate, even if one quit claims a property, that does not mean that one is off the hook for a mortgage, deed of trust or promissory note. Getting taken off of those instruments has to be negotiated with the lender, and is separate from just quit claiming title to the real estate.

I have no idea if timeshare maintenance contracts work the same way or not (and I hope I never have to find out). And it may depend on the specifics in the contract. However, if these contracts do work the same way as other security instruments in real estate, doing a quit claim deed may not protect jeffbrig's credit, and it may not actually release him from the liability.

AJ


As usual, AJ is right. The quit claim only applies to the deed. If the OP is on any type of paperwork with the maintenance company, that will need to be addressed separately. IIRC, having done so a while back, I *think* that a request just needs to be sent to the maintenance company (along with a copy of the new deed) requesting that DW's name be removed.

-Steph
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