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Ejectment

In common law, a legal action to recover title to land one owns by right. Ejectment originated in the Middle Ages but is rarely employed today. See also: Eviction.

ejectment

A legal action to restore possession of property to the party entitled to it.
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In the adverse possession context, permitted use is not trespass and cannot lead to an action by the record owner against the occupier for ejectment.
1906) (finding an action for ejectment in connection with telephone wires strung above the plaintiff's land).
A key part in the growth of toleration was played by the first "nonconformists" - some 2,000 ministers who, 350 years ago this year, refused to "conform" to the doctrine of the Established Church and in consequence were ejected from their livings in what became known as the Great Ejectment of 1662.
The ejectment was followed by a long period of suffering for the new non-conformists.
The law, which represented a legislative victory for the settlers, would have required the legal owner of the property, in an ejectment action, to reimburse the defendant for the value of improvements that the defendant had made.
Later historians have identified John Doe as the name given to the fictitious lessee of the plaintiff in the now obsolete mixed action of ejectment, while Richard Roe was the fictitious defendant.
This is a problem because The Statute of Limitations for Ejectment allows a foreclosing mortgage lender to eject an unwanted tenant or occupant only if they provide the original loan documents signed by the buyer and the original mortgage lender.
In Johnson, a land company used an adverse possession and ejectment claim in an attempt to establish its title to what had been Piankeshaw tribal land in Illinois Country beyond the Alleghany Mountains, land that would become part of Indiana.
Shepherd, all persons in possession of property at 36815 Jasper Lowell Road: Plaintiff seeks ejectment.
Rosecrans, the plaintiffs sought ejectment and damages for a continuing underground trespass based on allegations that salt water injected by the defendants on an adjoining tract migrated beneath their land.