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DISTURBANCE Definition & Legal Meaning

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1. Any act causing annoyance, disquiet, agitation, or derangementto another, or interrupting his peace, or Interfering with him in the pursuit of a lawfuland appropriate occupation. Richardson v. State, 5 Tex. App. 472; State v. Stuth, 11Wash. 423, 39 Pac. 665; George v. George, 47 N. H. 33; Varney v. French, 19 N. II 233.2. A wrong done to an incorporeal hereditament by hindering or disquieting theowner in the enjoyment of it Finch, 187; 3 Bl. Comm. 235.


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