Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
The crime of taking possession of a house, other structure, or land by the use of physical force or serious threats against the occupants. This can include breaking windows, doors, or using terror to gain entry, as well as forcing the occupants out by threat or violence after having come in peacefully.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:16 pm