Intermeddling Law and Legal Definition

Intermeddling generally refers becoming involved with something without authority or right. to Trespass to chattels occurs, according to the Restatement (Second) of Torts, Section 217, when someone "intermeddles" with a chattel in the possession of another. Intermeddling is defined in the Restatement (Second) as ". . .intentionally bringing about a physical contact with the chattel. The actor may commit a trespass by an act which brings him into an intended physical contact with a chattel in the possession of another."