Unlawful Detainer Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Unlawful Detainer, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Unlawful Detainer?

(n) Unlawful Detainer is the person or entity who detain the control and possession of an immovable property without having an ownership right or right for possession. For example tenant not vacating the building after expiry of tenancy