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Filing Fee

Amount of money charged by the court when a case is started.

Forcible Entry and Detainer

A special proceeding for returning possession of lands, tenements or other real property to a person who has been wrongfully kept off the land or deprived of use of the land. This is a common proceeding used in landlord/tenant disputes, also known as eviction.

Synonyms - eviction
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