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self-help

Refers to the ability of a creditor to take steps to gain control of property currently in the possession and control of a debtor.Self-help repossession of personal property is generally allowed if it can be done without breaching the peace.Self-help eviction is generally frowned upon and may expose the landlord to liability in damages to the tenant.The time-honored but illegal practice of removing a tenant's front door in order to “paint”it is a form of self-help eviction.

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