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The DC Code: § 16-1105 Legal title in mortgagee or trustee; possession.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

It is not a bar to the plaintiff's recovery in an action of ejectment that the legal title to the property claimed is outstanding in another as mortgagee or trustee under a mortgage or deed of trust to secure a debt, unless the mortgagee or trustee, or those claiming under him, has taken possession of the premises, or unless the defendant claims under the mortgagor or grantor in the deed of trust.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-1105. 1973 Ed., § 16-1105. DC CODE § 16-1105 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 565, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)