action of forcible entry

See forcible entry and de tainer.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • forcible entry and detainer — A summary proceeding for restoring to possession of land by one who is wrongfully kept out or has been wrongfully deprived of the possession. Wein v. Albany Park Motor Sales Co., 312 IlLApp. 357, 38 N.E.2d 556, 559. An action to obtain possession …   Black's law dictionary

  • entry — The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing of particulars; or that which is entered; an item. Generally synonymous with recording. In re Labb, D.C.N.Y., 42 F.Supp. 542, 544. See also enroll Enter, in practice, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • notice to quit — Notice terminating a tenancy. 32 Am J1st L & T § 993. A notice required under some circumstances as a condition precedent to an action for forcible entry and detainer. 35 Am J2d Forc E & D § 34. A notice usually required as a condition precedent… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • restitution — The restoration to a person of that of which he has been wrongly deprived. Relief against the unjust enrichment of one person at the expense of another. Relief for one who has been compelled to pay money under a judgment since reversed. 5 Am J2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sufficient possession — As the basis of an action of forcible entry and detainer in case of dispossession:–an actual, quiet, and peaceable possession. Schwinn v Perkins, 79 NJL 515, 78 A 19. To support a claim of adverse possession:– possession, under a claim of right… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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