Trespass to Chattels

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What does trespass to chattels mean?

trespass to chattels – The intentional interference of another person’s personal property, but that involves a lesser deprivation of property rights than conversion (or theft). Basically, it’s unconsented borrowing or use. To recover damages, the borrowing or use must harm the property.

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