quiet title action

Definition of "quiet title action"
  1. A lawsuit established to confirm ownership of real estate and remove any disputes or uncertainty about the title, especially when there are issues like unclear boundaries, existing liens, unresolved old mortgages, or unrecorded easements
How to use "quiet title action" in a sentence
  1. The new landowners initiated a quiet title action to have on record that they were the legitimate claimants.
  2. When there was a discrepancy in the property boundaries, a quiet title action was necessary to resolve the conflict.
  3. Uncertain about the previous mortgage claims, they filed a quiet title action to ensure their own ownership.

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