quiet title

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quiet title

Law
tr.v. quiet titled, quiet ti·tling, quiet ti·tles
To remove legally any uncertainties or adverse claims as to the ownership of (a piece of real estate).
adj. also qui·et-ti·tle (kwī′ĭ-tīt′l)
Of or relating to a lawsuit, right, or remedy moving such uncertainties or adverse claims.
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An action to quiet title is a lawsuit filed to establish ownership of land or buildings, where the plaintiff seeks a court order, which prevents anyone from making a claim on the property.
One month later, the non-signing member of Company B brought an action to quiet title.
According to the Court of Appeals of Washington, an action to quiet title against the government is not barred if the ten-year statute of limitations ran while the property was in private hands.