Estoppel in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Estoppel

a legal rule of evidence that prevents a party from making statements that contradict what one previously stated

Examples of Estoppel in a sentence

Because the father had already stated the child wasn’t his, collateral estoppel prevented him from filing for child support.  ðŸ”Š

The law school professor explained that estoppel is a legal principle that prevents people from being done wrong in court.  ðŸ”Š

Equitable estoppel stopped the defendant from going back on his word once he made several damaging statements.  ðŸ”Š

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