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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A seemingly contrary ruling is set forth in KDC Financial Corporation, which held that replevined property could be disposed of at a private sale under F.
596 at footnote 8 states that if it is not possible to personally serve the order to show cause, it can be placed on or in the property sought to be replevined, or in the main entrance of the defending parties' residence.
For this reason, a value of the replevined property must be set forth in the complaint.