equitable estate


equitable estate
equitable estate see estate 1

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

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  • equitable estate — An equity; an estate or interest in property recognized only in equity, especially a trust. McIlvaine v Smith, 42 Mo 45. See equitable title …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • equitable estate — noun : the estate of one who has a beneficial right in property the legal ownership of which is vested in a trustee or a person treated by equity as a trustee (as in the case of a use, trust, or power) that has under modern statutes some of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • equitable estate of wife — See separate estate of wife …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • wife's separate equitable estate — See separate estate of wife …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • estate — es·tate /i stāt/ n [Anglo French estat, literally, state, condition, from Old French, from Latin status, from stare to stand] 1: the interest of a particular degree, nature, quality, or extent that one has in land or other property compare fee;… …   Law dictionary

  • equitable — eq·ui·ta·ble / e kwi tə bəl/ adj 1: having or exhibiting equity: dealing fairly and equally shall allocate...appropriations in an equitable manner U.S. Code 2: existing or valid in equity or as a matter of equity as distinguished from law an… …   Law dictionary

  • Equitable — Eq ui*ta*ble, a. [F. [ e]quitable, from [ e]quit[ e]. See {Equity}.] 1. Possessing or exhibiting equity; according to natural right or natural justice; marked by a due consideration for what is fair, unbiased, or impartial; just; as, an equitable …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • equitable — Just; conformable to the principles of justice and right. Existing in equity; available or sustainable by action in equity, or upon the rules and principles of equity. See equitable action. As to equitable assets equitable construction equitable… …   Black's law dictionary


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