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Taking someone at their word

Taking someone at their word

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2011) Taking someone at their word. Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal, 2011 (128). pp. 10-12. ISSN 1743-5501

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Abstract

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".

Item Type: Article
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
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:17
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/6663

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