|Chapter 1||Limitations on Persons Who May Convey Real Property|
|Chapter 2||Rights of Aliens to Hold and Convey Real Property|
Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 32 > Article 22
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
- Devise: To gift property by will.
- Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
- Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
- Mentally incompetent: means of unsound mind. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- Probate: Proving a will
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.