continuing trespass
continuing trespass see trespass

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

continuing trespass
A repeated or ongoing (not one-time) trespass (unlawful entry or possession), especially onto real property. For example, building a road or structure that extends onto a neighbor's property, or piling up rocks or garbage there, would be a continuing trespass.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


continuing trespass

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

continuing trespass
n.
   the repeat-ed unauthorized use of anoth- er's real property, as compared to an occasional illegal entry.
   See also: trespass

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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