estoppel by deed

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Noun[edit]

estoppel by deed (uncountable)

  1. (law) A legal doctrine under which a first party who purports to sell real property that the first party does not actually own to a second party must actually convey that property to the second party if the first party later acquires title to that property.
  2. (law, archaic) The doctrine that a party is bound to a claim which that party made in order to induce another party to act.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The archaic use of the term is now generally referred to in legal practice simply as estoppel.

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