trespass to try title

Definition of "trespass to try title"
  1. A legal proceeding instigated to remedy a trespass on real estate and to establish the ownership of the said property
How to use "trespass to try title" in a sentence
  1. The company initiated a trespass to try title action to reclaim the disputed land for their new project.
  2. The landowner sought legal aid to file a trespass to try title lawsuit after she discovered an encroachment on her property.
  3. After years of boundary disputes with his neighbor, John finally decided to take the matter to court and filed a trespass to try title action.

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