estoppel by conduct

estoppel by conduct
An equitable estoppel or estoppel in pais. 28 Am J2d Estop § 27. See estoppel in pais.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • estoppel by conduct — See equitable estoppel …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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

  • 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, n. [From {Estop}.] (Law) (a) A stop; an obstruction or bar to one s alleging or denying a fact contrary to his own previous action, allegation, or denial; an admission, by words or conduct, which induces another to purchase rights,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estoppel — /AstopAl/ Estoppel means that party is prevented by his own acts from claiming a right to detriment of other party who was entitled to rely on such conduct and has acted accordingly. Graham v. Asbury, 112 Ariz. 184, 540 P.2d 656, 658. A principle …   Black'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

  • estoppel by acquiescence — Acquiescence is a species of estoppel. An estoppel arises where party aware of his rights sees other party acting upon mistaken notion of his rights. Injury accruing from one s acquiescence in another s action to his prejudice creates estoppel .… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estoppel in pais — Otherwise known as equitable estoppel. 28 Am J2d Estop § 33. A term applied to a situation where, because of something which he has done or omitted to do, a party is denied the right to plead or prove an otherwise important fact. 28 Am J2d Estop… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • conduct, estoppel by — See equitable estoppel …   Black's law dictionary

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