replevin

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replevin

A type of lawsuit to recover personal property, such as when a landlord takes possession of leased property due to a default and refuses to return personal property located on the premises.

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4th DCA 1990), the court held that mere nonpayment is sufficient to justify issuance of a prejudgment writ of replevin even if the plaintiff does not hold a security interest or other independent possessory interest in the goods sought to be replevined.
The only factor for the court to consider in setting the amount of the bond to be posted is the value of the property to be replevined.
1st DCA 1985), when an insurance company was erroneously granted a prejudgment writ of replevin due to technicalities regarding its affidavit, good faith purchasers of the replevined vehicle were not entitled to punitive damages against the insurance company.