forcible entry and detainer

Definitions of "forcible entry and detainer"
  1. The illegal occurrence where individuals force their way into and hold real property without legal permission
  2. A legal procedure for regaining possession of real property that was illegitimately seized through forcible entry and detainer
How to use "forcible entry and detainer" in a sentence
  1. The previous tenant was charged with a forcible entry and detainer after refusing to leave the premises after eviction.
  2. Due to a case of forcible entry and detainer, the owners were pushed to take legal action to regain their property.
  3. Forcible entry and detainer proceedings started after the individuals refused to leave the property they illegally possessed.

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