trust ex delicto

Definition of "trust ex delicto"
  1. A type of constructive trust that originates from a wrongful act
How to use "trust ex delicto" in a sentence
  1. The court ordered a trust ex delicto since the defendant's actions were illegal and caused harm.
  2. Upon discovering the fraudulent transaction, a trust ex delicto was imposed to restore justice.
  3. Because the act affected the party negatively, a trust ex delicto was established.

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