Estoppel

In law, estoppel is a set of doctrines in which a court prevents a litigant from taking an action the litigant normally would have the right to take, in order to prevent an inequitable result. Estoppel occurs when a party `reasonably relies on the promise of another party, and because of the reliance is injured or damaged`. For example, estoppel.....
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Estoppel

(estopped) A bar which precludes someone from denying the truth of a fact which has been determined in an official proceeding or by an authoritative body. An estopple arises when someone has done some act which the policy of the law will not permit her to deny.
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estoppel

(From Old French estoupail: 'stopper' or 'bung.') Legal rule that one cannot make an allegation or denial of fact that is contrary to one's previous actions or words.
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estoppel

[n] - a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled
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Estoppel

• (n.) 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, against which the party making such admission can not take a position inconsistent with the admission. • (n.) The agency by which ...
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estoppel

noun a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled
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Estoppel

Es┬Ětop'pel noun [ 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, against which the party making such a...
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Estoppel

A doctrine that allows the court to dismiss a frivolous argument before it goes to trial. For example, a plaintiff that loses a case at trial would be barred from arguing that same case again.
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Estoppel

A legal principle that prevents a person from asserting or denying something in court that contradicts what has already been established as the truth. (See also: equitable estoppel, promissory estoppel, collateral estoppel, estoppel by deed, estoppel in pais)
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Estoppel

A person
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estoppel

a rule of law which prevents a person from alleging or denying a fact, because of his/her own previous act
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Estoppel

Estoppel can mean several things, but the most common arises in a situation where one person makes it clear to another that they won't enforce their strict legal rights (e.g. won't sue one party for breach of contract), and in reliance on that the other party changes their position (e.g. continues to breach the contract as they thought the other pa...
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estoppel

In law, a conclusive admission that cannot be denied. For the rule of estoppel to operate in law, a denial of the truth of the statement or facts relating to it must have been made, and the person...
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Estoppel

Legal concept that a person can be stopped from denying something that they allowed another person to believe. In contract this may apply where a person enters into an agreement making statements which are not not true. If the other party has acted on those statements and would lose out if they proved to be false, then the person making the stateme...
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Estoppel

Method of enforcing an agency relationship in which someone stated incorrectly that another person i
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Estoppel

n. a bar or impediment (obstruction) which precludes a person from asserting a fact or a right or prevents one from denying a fact. Such a hindrance is due to a person's actions, conduct, statements, admissions, failure to act or judgment against the person in an identical legal case. Estoppel includes being barred by false representation or concea...
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estoppel

Principle that prevents someone from claiming or denying something in court that contradicts what has already been established as fact.
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