action for ejectment

action for ejectment
Jur. procédure d'éviction

English-French dictionary of law, politics, economics & finance. . 2010.

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  • ejectment — At common law, this was the name of a mixed action (springing from the earlier personal action of ejectione firmae) which lay for the recovery of the possession of land, and for damages for the unlawful detention of its possession. The action was …   Black's law dictionary

  • ejectment — At common law, this was the name of a mixed action (springing from the earlier personal action of ejectione firmae) which lay for the recovery of the possession of land, and for damages for the unlawful detention of its possession. The action was …   Black's law dictionary

  • ejectment — eject·ment /i jekt mənt/ n: an action at common law that is to determine the right to possession of property and for the recovery of damages and that is brought by a plaintiff who claims to hold superior title Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • action — ac·tion n [Latin actio legal proceeding, from agere to do, carry out, initiate legal proceedings] 1 a: a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense …   Law dictionary

  • ejectment — /i jekt meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of ejecting. 2. Law. a possessory action wherein the title to real property may be tried and the possession recovered. [1560 70; EJECT + MENT] * * * ▪ law       in Anglo American property law, legal action for… …   Universalium

  • Ejectment — This article is about the Common Law form of action. For a fuller discussion of modern proceedings, see Eviction. Ejectment in the common law term for civil action to recover the possession of and title to land. It replaced the old Real Actions… …   Wikipedia

  • action — Conduct; behavior; something done; the condition of acting; an act or series of acts. Term in its usual legal sense means a lawsuit brought in a court; a formal complaint within the jurisdiction of a court of law. Pathman Const. Co. v. Knox… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — Conduct; behavior; something done; the condition of acting; an act or series of acts. Term in its usual legal sense means a lawsuit brought in a court; a formal complaint within the jurisdiction of a court of law. Pathman Const. Co. v. Knox… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ejectment — noun Date: 1523 1. the act or an instance of ejecting ; dispossession 2. an action for the recovery of possession of real property and damages and costs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ejectment — /əˈdʒɛktmənt/ (say uh jektmuhnt), /i / (say ee ) noun 1. the act of ejecting. 2. Law an action for the recovery of land wherein the title of real property may be tried and the possession recovered, wherever the party claiming has a right of entry …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Ejectment — E*ject ment, n. 1. A casting out; a dispossession; an expulsion; ejection; as, the ejectment of tenants from their homes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A species of mixed action, which lies for the recovery of possession of real property, and damages… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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