Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 2. Capacity to Be a Party -- Joinder

Defendants -- Adverse Claims To Real Property

25-5-203. Defendants -- adverse claims to real property. In an action brought by a person out of possession of real property to determine an adverse claim of an interest or estate in the property, the person making the adverse claim and the persons in possession may be joined as defendants, and if the judgment is for the plaintiff, the plaintiff may have a writ for the possession of the premises as against the defendants in the action against whom the judgment has passed.

History: En. Sec. 17, p. 42, L. 1877; re-en. Sec. 17, 1st Div. Rev. Stat. 1879; re-en. Sec. 17, 1st Div. Comp. Stat. 1887; re-en. Sec. 582, C. Civ. Proc. 1895; re-en. Sec. 6489, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 9081, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. C. Civ. Proc. Sec. 380; re-en. Sec. 9081, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-2817; amd. Sec. 402, Ch. 56, L. 2009.