estoppel in pais


estoppel in pais
estoppel in pais see estoppel 1

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

estoppel in pais
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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

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  • 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

  • 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 — 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 (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 — /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 conduct — An equitable estoppel or estoppel in pais. 28 Am J2d Estop § 27. See estoppel in pais …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • estoppel by silence — An estoppel in pais. An estoppel which arises where a person who by force of circumstances is under a duty to another to speak, refrains from doing so and thereby leads the other to believe in the existence of a state of facts in reliance upon… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pais — The country; the jury; outside of court. See estoppel in pais; in pais …   Ballentine'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


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