Sec. 20. (a) A resident householder in Indiana who may claim real estate owned by the householder exempt from sale on execution may quiet the title to the real estate against any judgment or lien.
(b) The complaint in an action described in subsection (a) must state the following:

Terms Used In Indiana Code 32-30-3-20

  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5

(1) The ownership of the real estate.
(2) The existence of a judgment against the real estate.
(3) The right of the owner to claim the real estate exempt from sale on execution.
(c) In an action described in subsection (a), the title to the real estate may be quieted against a judgment whether the householder has executed the judgment or has filed a schedule claiming an exemption from sale on execution if the court finds that the owner’s interest, in value, of the real estate does not at the time of the hearing exceed any mortgages, tax, or assessment on the real estate by more than seven hundred dollars ($700). As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.15.