legal ouster

Definitions of legal ouster
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n the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law

Synonyms:
dispossession, eviction
Types:
ouster
a wrongful dispossession
actual eviction
the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent
retaliatory eviction
an eviction in reprisal for the tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord; illegal in many states
Type of:
due process, due process of law
(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards

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