claim and delivery

noun

: a statutory action to obtain temporary possession of property held by another until title to the property is determined by final judgment of the court

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“Claim and delivery.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/claim%20and%20delivery. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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