Definitions for "replevin"
A court action to recover possession of collateral.
A personal action which lies to recover possession of goods and chattle wrongfully taken or detained. Originally, it was a remedy peculiar to cases for wrongful distress, but it may generally now be brought in all cases of wrongful taking or detention.
The writ by which goods and chattels are replevied.
Special lawsuit filed by a creditor to get secured property out of a debtor's home so property can be sold to pay the debt.
A writ against the wrongful detention of property, by which the plaintiff seeks the return of the property.
Statutory Relief for property or money before a suit is filed.
To replevy.