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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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Quiet Title Action; Validity of Mortgage; Enforceability
In 2017, Strauch consented to a four-year suspension and paying $8,739.18 in restitution after allegations that he committed professional misconduct during his representation of five individual clients in a landlord-tenant matter, a personal property recovery case, a divorce action, a real property matter involving a quiet title action, and a criminal matter.
Packer); and a quiet title action brought by a prominent art museum to determine the provenance of a 1914 painting by Oskar Kokoschka, whose ownership was then claimed both by the Museum of Fine Arts and a woman who was alleged to be the sole remaining heir of the original owner (Museum of Fine Arts v.
The Eugene City Council would need to approve the strategy before county officials could file the lawsuit, known as a quiet title action. The county, in a letter to the city, said it would pursue its proposed legal action in a "cooperative and non adversarial manner" that would seek cooperation from the descendants of Eugene Skinner.
The purchaser in such cases might be required to bring a quiet title action naming all owners and possibly all lenders.
KDOT's petition listed Richard and Angel Britt (the Britts) as interested parties, because the Britts had an ongoing quiet title action seeking to claim title to Armendariz's tract through adverse possession.
If the writer were willing to part with a few hundred dollars, a lawyer should be able provide them with a basic opinion on whether they could prevail in a quiet title action based on adverse possession, or some other claim.
Supreme Court because a quiet title action was not resolved prior to the property's disposition.
The trial court had dismissed the claims against the state itself as barred by the Eleventh Amendment, as well as the quiet title action and request for declaratory relief against the state officers, and had rejected on the merits the Tribe's claims against the officers for injunctive relief.(34)
Gorman appealed, arguing that the ten-year statute of limitations ran while the property was still in private hands, and therefore the Revised Code of Washington does not bar his quiet title action.
"However, it is still my opinion that the only way we can clean up any title issues is by filing a quiet title action with the court."