tres·pass·er /'tres-ˌpa-sər, -pə-/ n: one who trespasses; esp: one who enters or remains on the real property of another wrongfully or without the owner's or possessor's authority or consent compare invitee, licensee
◇ The general rule is that the owner or possessor of real property has the duty merely to refrain from willfully, wantonly, or recklessly injuring a trespasser whose presence is known. This rule is usu. applied to licensees as well, although a licensee is usu. owed a higher degree of care when an entrance fee is charged or when active operations (as of machinery) are taking place on the property.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index malefactor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person who trespasses.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

n. One who, without permission of the owner or privileges, enters onto another's property intentionally. Under tort law, such a person is owed no consideration by the landowner for any ills that may befall him or her.
See also invitee.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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