Definition of Constructive fraud

1. Noun. Comprises all acts or omissions or concealments involving breach of equitable or legal duty or trust or confidence.

Exact synonyms: Legal Fraud
Generic synonyms: Fraud
Specialized synonyms: Fraud In Law

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Constructive Fraud

constructional apraxia
constructiones ad sensum
constructive breach
constructive criticism
constructive eviction
constructive evictions
constructive force
constructive fraud (current term)
constructive logic
constructive memories
constructive memory
constructive metabolism
constructive notice
constructive possession
constructive trust
constructive trusts

Literary usage of Constructive fraud

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1. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1919)
"A tentative definition of constructive fraud is, however, a necessity. The following may be suggested: constructive fraud consists of such acts or omissions ..."

2. The Principles of Equity: A Treatise on the System of Justice Administered by George Tucker Bispham (1887)
"... and in obedience to this tendency the term " constructive" fraud and the kindred term "legal" fraud, have been not a little criticized. ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"... trusts which arise from constructive fraud; and, third, trusts that arise from some equitable principle, independent of the existence of fraud. ..."

4. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy, Carter Pitkin Pomeroy (1899)
"SECTION IV. constructive fraud. ANALYSIS. 8 922. Definition: essential element*. 8 923. Three principal classes. 921 5ยง 924-942. First. constructive fraud ..."

5. The Principles of Equity: Intended for the Use of Students and the Profession by Edmund Henry Turner Snell, Archibald Brown (1878)
"constructive fraud. BY constructive frauds are meant such acts or con- ... I. Cases of constructive fraud, so called because they are contrary to some ..."

6. A Manual of Equity Jurisprudence: For Practitioners and Students, Founded on by Josiah William Smith, Edward Chase Ingersoll (1878)
"OP constructive fraud. Definition . . .' CONSTRUCTIVE frauds are acts, statements, ... In considering the cases of constructive fraud, it will be seen that, ..."

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