assumpsit for money had and received


assumpsit for money had and received
Is of equitable character and lies, in general, whenever defendant has received money which in equity and good conscience he ought to pay to plaintiff

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • assumpsit for money had and received — Is of equitable character and lies, in general, whenever defendant has received money which in equity and good conscience he ought to pay to plaintiff …   Black's law dictionary

  • action for money had and received — Action in assumpsit based upon promise to repay implied by law, and in respect of limitation is a stated or liquidated Action brought where one person has received money or its equivalent under such circumstances that in equity and good… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action for money had and received — Action in assumpsit based upon promise to repay implied by law, and in respect of limitation is a stated or liquidated Action brought where one person has received money or its equivalent under such circumstances that in equity and good… …   Black's law dictionary

  • money had and received — One of the common counts in assumpsit. 1 Am J2d Actions § 13. An action originally for the recovery of debt, favored because more convenient and flexible than the common law action of debt, has been gradually expanded as a medium for recovery… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • money — In usual and ordinary acceptation it means coins and paper currency used as circulating medium of exchange, and does not embrace notes, bonds, evidences of debt, or other personal or real estate. Lane v. Railey, 280 Ky. 319, 133 S.W.2d 74, 79, 81 …   Black's law dictionary

  • money — In usual and ordinary acceptation it means coins and paper currency used as circulating medium of exchange, and does not embrace notes, bonds, evidences of debt, or other personal or real estate. Lane v. Railey, 280 Ky. 319, 133 S.W.2d 74, 79, 81 …   Black's law dictionary

  • assumpsit — A common law action by which compensation in damages may be recovered for the nonperformance of a contract express or implied, written or verbal, but not under seal and not of record. Board of Highway Comrs. v Bloomington, 253 Ill 164, 97 NE 280; …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • count — verb In pleading, to declare; to recite; to state a case; to narrate the facts constituting a plaintiffs cause of action. To plead orally; to plead or argue a case in court; to recite or read in court; to recite a count in court noun 1. In… …   Black's law dictionary

  • count — verb In pleading, to declare; to recite; to state a case; to narrate the facts constituting a plaintiffs cause of action. To plead orally; to plead or argue a case in court; to recite or read in court; to recite a count in court noun 1. In… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Bereicherungsrecht — Das Bereicherungsrecht ist ein Teilgebiet des Zivilrechts. Es befasst sich mit der Rückabwicklung rechtsgrundloser Vermögensverschiebungen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Rechtsfamilien 1.1 Römisches Recht 1.2 Rechtsfamilien mit kodifiziertem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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