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Deceit definition:
Willful or reckless misrepresentation or concealment of material facts with an intent to mislead.
In Strong v Repide, the United States Supreme Court articuled the common law of deceit in the context of contract law as follows: ...

Deceit A deliberate misrepresentation made by someone who knew it was false and with the intent to deceive someone who justifiably relies on the falsehood. Deceit is a civil wrong (tort). (See also: fraud)
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dishonest conduct or statements through which someone desires to cheat knowingly.
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DECEIT - California Civil Code section 1710 defines deceit for purposes of an action for fraud as: 'either: 1. The suggestion, as a fact, of that which is not true, by one who does not believe it to be true; 2.

Deceit. Any devise or false representation by which one man misleads another to his injury. Formerly, the remedy was a "writ of deceit"; now, unless otherwise provided by statute, it is by an "action of trespass on the case".

n. dishonesty, fraudulent conduct, false statements made knowing them to be untrue, by which the liar intends to deceive a party receiving the statements and expects the party to believe and rely on them.

DECEIT, tort. A fraudulent. misrepresentation or contrivance, by which one man deceives another, who has no means of detecting the fraud, to the injury and damage of the latter.

Definition - Noun
: deliberate and misleading concealment, false declaration, or artifice
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: the tort of committing or carrying out deceit <an action for ~> ...

deceit - William C. Anderson, A Dictionary of Law (1893) - English
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"Fraud," "deceit" and "defraud" are not limited to common-law deceit.
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Deceitful conduct designed to manipulate another person to give something of value by (1) lying, ...

: deliberate and misleading concealment, false declaration, or artifice : deception [theft by ] ;also : the tort of committing or carrying out deceit [an action for ] see also fraud, ...
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Obtaining property by fraud or deceit.
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The combination of those rules and principles of conduct promulgated by legislative authority, derived from court decisions and established by local custom.
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Deliberate, deceitful conduct designed to manipulate another person to give something of value by (1) lying; (2) repeating something that is or ought to have been known by the fraudulent party as false or suspect; ...

Larceny: Obtaining property by fraud or deceit.
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Larceny - Obtaining property by fraud or deceit.
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An intentional perversion of truth; deceitful practice or device resorted to with intent to deprive another of property or other right or in some manner do him/her injury.
Transferring ownership of property to a trust.

Obtaining property by fraud or deceit.
Legal Custody:
In a divorce, one of two types of child custody.

Larceny - Obtaining property by fraud or deceit.
Law - The enforceable rules that govern individual and group conduct in a society.

A false, dishonest, or deceitful person. This signification of the word has arisen by a long perversion of its original meaning.2. To call a... more ...

It is imposed when there is fraud, deceit or duress, or an abuse of a confidence, and will result in a finding that the titled holder of an asset is not the actual owner, but instead holding the asset for the benefit of the wronged individual.

Bona Fide: Truthfully, honestly and without deceit.
Brief: A document presented to the court outlining one side's position.

bona fide: Sincere, real, without fraud or deceit. Comes from the Latin for "in good faith." ...

fraud An act characterized by deceit, cunning, or misrepresentation.
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(a) which the holder or the holder's agents have not disclosed to any person in violation of [statute]; and
(b) which the holder has not obtained through theft, deceit, eavesdropping, or other unlawful means." Utah Code 46-3-103(31).

those illegal acts which are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and which are not dependent upon the application or threat of physical force or violence.

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