claim and delivery
- A legal process that allows an individual to request temporary control over certain assets that another party is currently holding, pending a formal court ruling that declares who will permanently own the property
- In the ongoing dispute over their shared business assets, he decided to seek a claim and delivery action to maintain control of the equipment.
- The rental company initiated a claim and delivery proceeding when the customer refused to return the borrowed equipment.
- She filed a claim and delivery action against the art dealer who was retaining her valuable painting.