constructive trust

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Noun1.constructive trust - a trust created by a court (regardless of the intent of the parties) to benefit a party that has been wrongfully deprived of its rights
implied trust - a trust inferred by operation of law
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(251) If the plaintiff had been required instead to bring an action in restitution for constructive trust, there would have been no jury and almost certainly no punitive damages.
The Privy Council eventually gave the plaintiff a remedy of constructive trust over the New Zealand property, (50) the effect of which would remove the real estate assets from any other creditors of the defendant.
CONTENTS I Introduction II Trusts Principles in Family Property Cases A Traditional Trusts Principles: Authority before Cummins 1 The Constructive Trust 2 The Resulting Trust B Cummins: A Shift in Traditional Trusts Doctrine?
In some cases, however, the court may recognize that money is not enough and may direct a "remedial constructive trust." In other words, the court may direct that the plaintiff's interest in a particular property be recognized because of the plaintiff's contribution to that particular property.
Should all profits David receives from Datong be disgorged and placed in a constructive trust for the benefit of both friends?
(35) The trial court entered a judgment against the defendants for the receipt of actual and constructive fraudulent transfers and imposed an equitable lien and/or constructive trust on the homestead property of two of the defendants.
Pulkkila, James' former wife, appeals the denial of her motion for a constructive trust on behalf of the children.
Where a law firm has brought suit against an attorney who previously worked there, summary judgment for either side is unwarranted with respect to the firm's request for a constructive trust.
The court recognised PNB's claim on the proceeds of any asset sold by US debtors of Modi's entities, with an order including a signed stipulation recognizing PNB's agreement with the Chapter 11 Trustee that proceeds of any asset sales by the US debtors will be subject to PNB's claims of constructive trust regarding Modi.
Netscape Commc'ns in that does not require customers to scroll past a "Complete Reservation" button to "encounter an invitation to review and agree to the terms."<br />If you want to come to my hotel, baby I will leave you a big fee<br />Church's claims against the defendants included breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and constructive trust. In June 2017, he used to book a hotel room.
According to Connolly, Thiebault allows for a constructive trust to provide for future financial security in circumstances where a divorce decree names one beneficiary and the obligor violates that order by assigning a different one.
Second, the Cavanagh opinion analogized disgorgement to a constructive trust. (70) Again, however, the analogy fails.

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