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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After they refused requests by the Forest Service to unlock and remove their gate, the United States filed this lawsuit asserting three counts: Count I is an action to quiet title. Count II, titled "ejectment," seeks an order requiring Smith & Dew to remove the gate.
81-292-18) (8 pages) (action to quiet title; judgment declaring that the defendant now properly holds the mortgage and the corresponding note) (No.
A: For an action to quiet title to prosper, two indispensable requisites must concur, namely: (1) the plaintiff or complainant has a legal or an equitable title to or interest in the real property subject of the action; and (2) the deed, claim, encumbrance or proceeding claimed to be casting cloud on his title must be shown to be in fact invalid or inoperative despite its prima facie appearance of validity or legal efficacy.