trustee ex maleficio


trustee ex maleficio
A trustee from wrongdoing; the trustee of a trust arising by operation of law from a wrongful acquisition. A person charged as a constructive trustee because without right he has entered into possession or assumed the management of property belonging to another. Morris v Joseph, 1 W Va 256. See constructive trust.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ex maleficio — ex mal·e·fic·io / eks ˌma lə fi shē ō, ˌmä le fē kē ō/ adj [Late Latin, in the phrase obligatio ex maleficio obligation arising from a misdeed]: arising from wrongdoing: created by law in response to a wrongdoing a trustee ex maleficio Merriam… …   Law dictionary

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  • ex maleficio — |ekˌsmäləˈfikēˌō adjective Etymology: Late Latin, from wrongdoing : guilty of malfeasance a trustee ex maleficio …   Useful english dictionary