§ 58-3401 Citation of act
§ 58-3402 Definitions
§ 58-3403 Marketable record title; unbroken chain of title
§ 58-3404 Validity of certain interests
§ 58-3405 Same; effect; certain interests, claims and charges declared null and void
§ 58-3406 Notice required to preserve claim of interest in land, exception
§ 58-3407 Notice; contents; filing; recording and indexing by register of deeds; “notice index.”
§ 58-3408 Certain interests not barred or extinguished
§ 58-3409 Same; certain statutes not affected
§ 58-3410 Prohibited claims; effect of filing
§ 58-3411 Construction of act
§ 58-3412 Extension of time period

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 58 > Article 34

  • Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands but does not imply a sealed instrument. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Executor: includes an administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Muniments: means the records of title transactions in the chain of title of a person purporting to create the interest in land claimed by the person and upon which the person relies as a basis for the marketability of the person's title, commencing with the root of title and including all subsequent transactions. See Kansas Statutes 58-3402
  • Oath: includes an affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in similar cases "swear" includes affirm. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, organization or other association. See Kansas Statutes 58-3402
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Recording: when applied to the official public records of any office or court, includes filing. See Kansas Statutes 58-3402
  • Records: includes probate and other official public records, as well as records in the office of the register of deeds. See Kansas Statutes 58-3402
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Root of title: means that conveyance or other title transaction in the chain of title of a person, purporting to create the interest claimed by the person, upon which the person relies as a basis for the marketability of the person's title and which was the most recent to be recorded as of a date 25 years prior to the time when marketability is being determined. See Kansas Statutes 58-3402
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Title transaction: means any transaction affecting title to any interest in land, including title by will, descent, tax deed, mineral deed, lease or reservation; by trustee's, referee's, guardian's, conservator's, executor's, administrator's, master in chancery's or sheriff's deed; by decree of any court; or by warranty deed, quitclaim deed or mortgage. See Kansas Statutes 58-3402
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Under legal disability: includes persons who are within the period of minority, or who are incapacitated, incompetent or imprisoned. See Kansas Statutes 77-201