involuntary trust

Definition of "involuntary trust"
  1. A type of trust that is not set up intentionally but is instead imposed by a court, often due to the unjust actions of one party
How to use "involuntary trust" in a sentence
  1. When the real estate agent was proven to have acted in bad faith, an involuntary trust was created by the court to protect the home buyer's interests.
  2. Upon discovering misuse of company funds, the judge decided to establish an involuntary trust for the wronged shareholders.
  3. When the neighbor unjustly profited from the land dispute, an involuntary trust was imposed for the rightful owner by the court.

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