quiet title

Definition of "quiet title"
  1. A legal action to settle a dispute regarding the ownership of real property and establish the rightful owner
How to use "quiet title" in a sentence
  1. A quiet title action was initiated to determine the rightful owner of the disputed land.
  2. After inheriting the house from his parents, he filed a quiet title lawsuit to establish his legal ownership.
  3. Upon discovering the property lines were incorrectly drawn, the neighbors sought a quiet title action to resolve the issue.

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