legal foreclosure

noun

: a method of foreclosure used in some states of the U.S. that is carried out by proceedings at law (as by writ of entry or of ejectment or of scire facias) rather than in equity and bars the equity of redemption

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“Legal foreclosure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legal%20foreclosure. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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