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A Trespass is the doing of unlawful act or of lawful act in unlawful manner to injury of another's person or property.

Types of Trespass

  • Continuing trespass
  • Joint trespass
  • Permanent trespass
  • Trespass de bonis asportatis
  • Trespass for mesne profits
  • Trespass on the case
  • Trespass quare clausum fregit
  • Trespass to try title
  • Trespass vi et armis

Related Cases

  • Waco Cotton Oil Mill of Waco v. Walker, Tex.Civ.App., 103 S.W.2d 1071, 1072
  • Grunson v. State, 89 Ind. 536, 46 Am.Rep. 178; Southern Ry. Co. v. Harden, 101 Ga. 263, 28 S.E. 847; Brown v. Walker, 188 N.C. 52, 123 S.E. 633, 636.: It is an unlawful act committed with violence, actual or implied, causing injury to the person, property, or relative rights of another; an injury or misfeasance to the person, property, or rights of another, done with force and violence, either actual or implied in law.
  • Mawson v. Vess Beverage Co., Mo.App., 173 S.W.2d 606, 612, 613, 614: It comprehends not only forcible wrongs, but also acts the consequences of which make them tortious
  • Webb v Macpherson, (1903) 8 CWN 41 PC: In India, the cestui que trust cannot maintain as owner a suit for possession against trespasser, the ownership being vested in the trustee.

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