forcible trespass

A trespass amounting to a breach of the peace. Carroll v State, 23 Ala 28.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • forcible trespass — An invasion of the rights of another with respect to his personal property, of the same character, or under the same circumstances, which would constitute a forcible entry and detainer of real property at common law. It consists in taking or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • trespass — tres·pass 1 / tres pəs, ˌpas/ n [Anglo French trespas violation of the law, actionable wrong, from Old French, crossing, passage, from trespasser to go across, from tres across + passer to pass]: wrongful conduct causing harm to another: as a: a… …   Law dictionary

  • forcible — for·ci·ble / fȯr sə bəl/ adj: effected by force or threat of force used against opposition or resistance a forcible felony for·ci·bly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • trespass — An unlawful interference with one s person, property, or rights. At common law, trespass was a form of action brought to recover damages for any injury to one s person or property or relationship with another. Any unauthorized intrusion or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • trespass — [tres′pəs; ] also, esp. for v. [, tres′pas΄] vi. [ME trespassen < OFr trespasser < VL * transpassare, to pass across < L trans ,TRANS + VL * passare, to pass < L passus: see PACE1] 1. to go beyond the limits of what is considered… …   English World dictionary

  • Forcible entry — is defined by Mirriam Webster s Dictionary of Law as the unlawful taking of possession of real property by force or threats of force or unlawful entry into or onto another s property, especially when accompanied by force . [cite book… …   Wikipedia

  • forcible entry — At common law, violently taking possession of lands and tenements with menaces, force, and arms, against the will of those entitled to the possession, and without the authority of law. 4 Bl.Comm. 148. Entry accompanied with circumstances tending… …   Black's law dictionary

  • trespass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. sin, offend, transgress; encroach, infringe, intrude, invade. See improbity, badness. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To transgress] Syn. offend, err, displease; see misbehave , sin , transgress . 2. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • violation — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Transgression] Syn. infringement, infraction, negligence, misbehavior, nonobservance, vioLating, shattering, transgressing, forcible trespass, trespassing, contravention, breach, breaking, rupture, flouting; see also crime 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Castle doctrine — A Castle Doctrine (also known as a Castle Law or a Defense of Habitation Law) is an American legal doctrine arising from English common law[1] that designates one s place of residence (or, in some states, any place legally occupied, such as one s …   Wikipedia

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