trespass to try title

trespass to try title
trespass to try title see trespass

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

trespass to try title
Another name for an ejectment action to recover possession of land wrongfully occupied by a defendant.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

trespass to try title
Another name for an ejectment action to recover possession of land wrongfully occupied by a defendant.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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