What Is a Personal Representative Deed?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 11:17:50 AM ET
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A personal representative's deed is a deed signed by an individual who is looking after the sale of real estate on behalf of another party. The personal representative may be the executor of the estate of a deceased person or the administrator of the affairs of someone who is incapacitated.

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The personal representative's deed takes place within the context of estate administration. The personal representative is someone who is appointed the role by a probate court. As the person authorized by the court to deal with the sale or real estate, the estate attorney is responsible for their legal representation in the sale.