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(a) An action may be brought under this chapter to
establish title against adverse claims to real or personal property
or any interest therein.
(b) An action may be brought under this chapter by parties to an
agreement entered into pursuant to Section 6307 or 6357 of the Public
Resources Code to confirm the validity of the agreement.
(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the right
of members of the public to bring or participate in actions
challenging the validity of agreements entered into pursuant to
Section 6307 or 6357 of the Public Resources Code.
(a) The remedy provided in this chapter is cumulative and
not exclusive of any other remedy, form or right of action, or
proceeding provided by law for establishing or quieting title to
(b) In an action or proceeding in which establishing or quieting
title to property is in issue the court in its discretion may, upon
motion of any party, require that the issue be resolved pursuant to
the provisions of this chapter to the extent practicable.
(a) The superior court has jurisdiction of actions under
(b) The court has complete jurisdiction over the parties to the
action and the property described in the complaint and is deemed to
have obtained possession and control of the property for the purposes
of the action with complete jurisdiction to render the judgment
provided for in this chapter.
(c) Nothing in this chapter limits any authority the court may
have to grant such equitable relief as may be proper under the
circumstances of the case.
Subject to the power of the court to transfer actions, the
proper county for the trial of an action under this chapter is:
(a) Where the subject of the action is real property or real and
personal property, the county in which the real property, or some
part thereof, is located.
(b) Where the subject of the action is personal property, the
county in which the personal property is principally located at the
commencement of the action or in which the defendants, or any of
them, reside at the commencement of the action.