Ways to Lose Your Home

Forged deeds, mortgages, satisfaction or releases

Deed by person who is insane or mentally incompetent

Deed by minor (may be disavowed)

Deed from corporation, unauthorized under corporate bylaws or given under the falsified corporation resolution

Deed from partnership, unauthorized under partnership agreement

Deed from purported trustee, unauthorized under trust agreement

Deed to or from a “corporation” before incorporation or after loss of corporate character

Deed from a legal non-entity (styled for example, as a church, charity or club)

Deed by person in a foreign country, vulnerable to challenge as incompetent. unauthorized or defective under foreign laws

Claims resulting from use of “alias” or fictitious name style by a predecessor in title