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Claim

demand

To demand or assert as a right. Facts that combine to give rise to a legally enforceable right or judicial action. Demand for relief.

A claim is something that one party owes another. Someone may make a legal claim for money, or property, or for SOCIAL SECURITY benefits.

A claim also means an interest in, as in a possessory claim, or right to possession, or a claim of title to land.

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