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Quiet Title Action

A court hearing to determine the true owner of a piece of real estate. Quiet title action occurs when two or more persons or companies claim a parcel of land. In general, one may not take title in a quiet title action unless one proves the superiority of one's own claim; weakness in another claim is not relevant. Quiet title action is also called action to remove a cloud.
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quiet title action

A court action to determine the true owner of real property when there is a dispute among parties or when there might be an adverse claim by parties who cannot be found.

It is common in the case when a prior owner might have been the cause of a technical title defect, but the prior owner has died and no one can find the prior owner's heirs.In such a case,the purported owner will file a quiet title action and publish notices requiring anyone with claims to come forward or be forever barred.
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A quiet title action is a lawsuit to resolve disputes over the real property's title and thus "quiet" any challenges or claims to the title.
Moreover, as the Britts' quiet title action had been resolved in favor of Armendariz, only Armendariz himself was a party in interest in the eminent domain award proceeding.
(142) The fact that the quiet title action in this case was later resolved in the lender's favor (143)--thereby affirming the preliminary determination of the lower court--does not ameliorate the uncertainty prior to such resolution.
Treasure Salvors,(37) the Ninth Circuit indicated that, if the Coeur d'Alene Tribe prevailed on its ownership claims, the relief against state officers would not bind the State (or its agencies),(38) which would evidently allow the State to bring its own quiet title action against the tribe.
Shada brought a quiet title action, quieted title, and completed its sale.
BALDRIDGE, SPOUSE AND HEIRS NOTICE OF QUIET TITLE ACTION
BREWER AND SPOUSE; DOYLE QUILLEN AND SPOUSE; FLOSSIE JOHNSON AND SPOUSE; REED BAIL BONDS, INC; COMPREHENSIVE FORECLOSURE SERVICES CORPORATION, INC.; DELANOR M BERRY AND SPOUSE; GREGORY RIDEOUT AND SPOUSE; HERBETEIC RIDEOUT AND SPOUSE; EA CROCKETT AND SPOUSE; GLORY CLOUD MINISTRIES DEFENDANTS SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF QUIET TITLE ACTION
AMENDED NOTICE OF QUIET TITLE ACTION Notice is hereby given that an Amended Complaint has been filed in the office of the Circuit Clerk of Pulaski County, Arkansas, to quiet and confirm title in and to the following described property in Pulaski County, Arkansas: South 100' of Lot 11, Block 4 Garland's Addition to the City of Little Rock Parcel No 34L-003-00-045-00 Petitioner Haybar Properties, LLC is the record title holder of the above described real property, as evidenced by a Quitclaim Deed from Haybar, Inc.
AMENDED NOTICE OF QUIET TITLE ACTION Notice is hereby given that an Amended Petition has been filed in the office of the Circuit Clerk of Pulaski County, Arkansas, to quiet and confirm title in and to the following described properties in Pulaski County, Arkansas: N1/2 of Lot 8 and S1/2 of Lot 9, Block 42, Argenta Addition to the City of North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas Lot 8, Block 47, Cunningham's Addition to the City of North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
Additionally, he defends claims arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, lien priority actions and quiet title actions. He has extensive trial experience handling contested Foreclosure Litigation matters and previously handled Real Estate and Lender Defense matters for a Tampa law firm.
At closing, the company expects to receive about USD47.0m, net of funds used to repurchase assets that are to be included in the sale, with any incremental funds expected to be received upon the successful resolution of certain quiet title actions that are currently ongoing and the release of funds that will be held in escrow for a time.