estoppel by deed
estoppel by deed see estoppel 1

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

estoppel by deed
A legal principle that prevents a person from asserting or denying the truth of anything that he or she stated in a deed, especially regarding who has valid ownership of property.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Estoppel by deed — A doctrine where rules of evidence prevent a litigant from denying the truth of what was said or done.In the context of real property transfers, the grantor of a deed (generally the seller of a piece of real property) is estopped (barred) from… …   Wikipedia

  • estoppel by deed — A bar which precludes one party to a deed and his privies from asserting as against the other party and his privies any right or title in derogation of the deed or from denying the truth of any material facts asserted in it. 28 Am J2d Estop §§ 4 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • estoppel by deed — noun a) A legal doctrine under which a first party who purports to sell real property that the first party does not actually own to a second party must actually convey that property to the second party if the first party later acquires title to… …   Wiktionary

  • estoppel by mortgage — An estoppel operating from the recitals in the bond or the mortgage, similar to estoppel by deed. See estoppel by bond; estoppel by deed …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • estoppel by bond — The preclusion of a party to a bond to deny the truth of the recitals in the instrument, the estoppel operating similarly to estoppel by deed. 28 Am J2d Estop § 25 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • estoppel by representation — It arises when one by acts, representations, admissions, or silence when he ought to speak out, intentionally or through culpable negligence induces another to believe certain facts to exist and such other rightfully relies and acts on such… …   Black's law dictionary

  • representation, estoppel by — It arises when one by acts, representations, admissions, or silence when he ought to speak out, intentionally or through culpable negligence induces another to believe certain facts to exist and such other rightfully relies and acts on such… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Estoppel — in its broadest sense is a legal term referring to a series of legal and equitable doctrines that preclude a person from denying or asserting anything to the contrary of that which has, in contemplation of law, been established as the truth,… …   Wikipedia

  • Estoppel (English law) — Estoppel is a legal doctrine that may be used in certain situations to prevent a person from relying upon certain rights, or upon a set of facts (eg. words said or actions performed) which is different from an earlier set of facts. Estoppel could …   Wikipedia

  • estoppel — es·top·pel /e stä pəl/ n [probably from Middle French estoupail plug, stopper, from estouper to stop up see estop] 1: a bar to the use of contradictory words or acts in asserting a claim or right against another; esp: equitable estoppel in this… …   Law dictionary

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