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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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Self-development remains an important and powerful tool for job performance.
The SDP allows both single people and families in poverty to create their own affordable housing via their own self-development.
Ideally, the institutional, organizational and self-development training domains overlap and will cover everything an Infantryman needs to know.
Structured self-development bridges the training gaps between NCOES resident attendance and provides the Army and proponent schools with the opportunity to ensure that critical and emerging skill "needs" are delivered to Soldiers in a timely manner.
So, in summary, self-development solidifies the Army leader development process, professional reading is a key aspect of the self-development process, and professional reading must be continuous, systematic, and conducted over a considerable period of time.
The clinic provided disabled veterans opportunities for self-development and challenges through sports and leisure activities that included scuba diving, sled hockey, snowmobiling and rock climbing.
The Army's on-line system for fostering leader self-development, the Leader Development Portfolio, is now open to civilians at and above the GS-11 level.
Volunteers may be able to join the girls football team and group, the way ahead self-development programme or the junior and senior youth clubs.
We will then run an online self-development tool that will enable people to assess their skills against the capability framework and draw up development plans.
Aimed at both able-bodied and disabled youngsters, it has become one of the best-known self-development adventure schemes for 14 to 25-year-olds.
Sixteen contributed chapters consider child development through adolescence in terms of genetic and biological influences, parenting, the community and environment, attachment, self-development, and knowledge and identity.
This tall tale is of special value for art teachers because it demonstrates how study and practice of art can be significant aspects of self-development.