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Is a parent allowed to take items from children over bar/bat mitzvah age but under their jurisdiction

It seems from the gemara in Bava Metzia 12b, and the Shulchan Aruch CM 270:2 that, whether the son/daughter is a gadol (13/12) or a katan, if they are being supported, their things belong to the ...
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Is onaah prohibited for mitzvah items

Shulchan Aruch, Choshen Mishpat 227:15, ultimately from Bava Metzia 58b: בכל מטלטלים שייך אונאה אפילו בספרים Onaah applies to all movable objects, even [holy] books In Bava Metzia there R. Yehudah ...
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May landlords evict tenants for late payment

The Be'er Heitiv in Choshen Mishpat 312:4 brings at the end a case from the Maharit about someone who rents a house for 12 dinarim (dinar per month) ,and the renter is a pauper who cannot pay what he ...
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