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Types of Trespass

Trespass to Goods
Trespass to Goods

Trespass to goods means just interference with the possession not of ownership. A mere taking or aspiration is actionable trespass but every aspiration is not trespass. While trespass is an unlawful taking which may be for the sake of removing the property.

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Trespass to Land
Trespass to Land

Initially trespass was any wrongful conduct directly causing injury or loss; in modern law trespass is an unauthorized entry upon land. A trespass gives the aggrieved party the right to bring a civil lawsuit and collect damages as compensation for the interference and for any harm suffered.

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Trespass to the Person
Trespass to the Person

A person is not guilty of trespass if he goes onto another's land to protect life or property during an emergency. For example, a passerby who sees someone pointing a gun at another person may cross onto the property and subdue the person with the gun.

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