Real Actions

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REAL ACTIONS

Lawsuits concerning real property, or land. Under thecommon law, one of three categories of forms of actions, the procedures by which a lawsuit was begun.

The categories of forms of actions were real actions, for lawsuits for the recovery of land; mixed actions, for lawsuits for the recovery of land and of monetary damages for harm done to it; and personal actions, for lawsuits to recover items of personal property or monetary damages.