Quiet Title Attorney in Olathe, KS
What is quiet title?
Quiet title actions involve a lawsuit to establish a title to property
or remove ambiguities concerning the ownership of that property. This
lawsuit will quit any challenges or claims to a title, hence the name
"quiet title." There are other names for quiet titles, such
as try titles, trespass to try titles or ejectment actions.
They can also be used to establish ownership of:
- Other properties
If you are dealing with a dispute about the title of your property, don't
hesitate to contact an attorney at our Olathe civil litigation firm today.
Our team can assist you by researching your case, preparing and filing
your claim, and giving notice to the correct parties. If your claim is
contested, we can patiently help you to navigate the process of complex
How Quiet Titles Affect Real Estate
When it comes to real estate, quiet title issues normally involve a complaint
that the title is defective. They can be brought by individuals asserting
ownership or by non-possessory interests in land, such as individuals
owning an easement.
Some of the reasons a quiet title action concerning real estate may be
- Adverse possession where the new possessor sues to obtain the title in
their own name
- Fraudulent conveyance of property due to a forced deed or coercion
- Torrens title registration
- Tax taking issues
- Boundary disputes between states, municipalities or private parties
- Surveying errors
- Competing claims inversion, remainders, lien holders or missing heirs
All of these confusing issues can be fixed with a quiet title. Consequently,
it is important to have a trusted attorney to guide you through this process.
Without a reliable lawyer, you may find that you are facing difficult
issues that you can't understand on your own.
How Quiet Titles Affect Automobiles
Quiet titles are also frequently used to help individuals deal with vehicular
ownership. Sometimes the state will refuse to register a vehicle because
of confusion regarding the vehicle identification number (VIN.) An uncontested
quiet title action can often bring clarity to the situation and the state
will then register the vehicle.
If you want more information on quiet titles, please visit our
Quiet Title Statute page.
Contact us today for more information about quiet titles and your case. We serve
all of Johnson County!