trespass de bonis asportatis
- Refers to a common-law legal action taken to recover losses incurred when someone unlawfully removes property owned by someone else
- After her valuable paintings were unlawfully removed from her home, she filed a case of trespass de bonis asportatis against the burglar.
- Trespass de bonis asportatis is brought into action when a person's property has been illegally transported without their consent.
- The attorney suggested a claim of trespass de bonis asportatis because of the unauthorized removal of the company's equipment.