Re-recording of Original Deed
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I, along with several other lawyers, answered this exact question a couple of days ago. In fact my colleague from West Palm Beach even gave you a citation to an appeal case that says this doesn't work. Look back over the answers to this question and you will get a definitive answer.
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A corrective deed is just that--it corrects an error in the initial deed. The initial deed is not cancelled when a corrective deed is recorded. Yesterday, Mr. Zaretsky provided you with case law and a cite to CJS to reflect that what the attorney did is not create a corrective deed at all. You need to execute a corrective deed--a brand new piece of paper, signed, witnessed and acknowledged before a notary.
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If the "corrective deed" is not valid (since it was not re-acknowledged by the grantor, and where the grantor's old signature was used), then the original deed is not cancelled.