Taking someone at their word
Pawlowski, Mark (2011) Taking someone at their word. Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal, 2011 (128). pp. 10-12. ISSN 1743-5501Full text not available from this repository.
This article discusses the decision in Rowe v Prance (1999) on an unmarried partner's claim to a share in property based on an oral declaration of trust, examining whether such claims could be made not only in respect of personal property but also in respect of land. It concludes that a former cohabitee mey be able to claim a share in the family home based not on common intention nor resulting trust but on an oral declaration that the house was "ours".
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||equity, family home, trusts of land, constructive trust, resulting trust, oral declaration of trust, legal formality|
|Subjects:||K Law > K Law (General)|
K Law > KD England and Wales
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Humanities & Social Sciences|
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
|Last Modified:||19 Dec 2013 13:26|
Actions (login required)