Muniments of Title
MUNIMENTS OF TITLE
Documents that serve as evidence of ownership of real orpersonal property. Written instruments, such as stock certificates or deeds to land, by which an owner is enabled to defend his or her ownership rights.
The muniment of title doctrine provides that when ownership of property has been litigated between two parties and title has been adjudicated to be held by one of the two, the loser is not able to relitigate the matter with anyone who relies upon the title of the winner.
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