badge of fraud

badge of fraud
Suspicious circumstances that overhang a transaction, or appear on the face of the appurtenant papers, having evidentiary force unless the suspicion is dispelled by a satisfactory explanation. Royal Indem. Co. v McLendon, 64 NM 46, 323 P2d 1090. There are many badges of fraud; to enumerate a few, insolvency of a grantor, lack of consideration for a conveyance, secrecy or concealment, etc. 37 Am J2d Frd Conv § 10.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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