An "unlawful detainer
" refers to someone who originally had lawful possession of real property but unlawfully retains possession of the property once the original right is lost, i.e., once the right of possession has been lost, the person refuses to give up the property.
An "unlawful detainer action
" refers to a legal procedure by the owner of real property to gain possession of the property from someone unlawfully controls the property. The owner seeks a court order to evict the person from the property.
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