claim and delivery

Definition of "claim and delivery"
  1. 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
How to use "claim and delivery" in a sentence
  1. In the ongoing dispute over their shared business assets, he decided to seek a claim and delivery action to maintain control of the equipment.
  2. The rental company initiated a claim and delivery proceeding when the customer refused to return the borrowed equipment.
  3. She filed a claim and delivery action against the art dealer who was retaining her valuable painting.

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