EQUITY TO A SETTLEMENT

EQUITY TO A SETTLEMENT

equity to a settlement. A wife’s equitable right, arising when her husband sues in equity for the reduction of her equitable estate to his own possession, to have all or part of that estate settled upon herself and her children. ¡ª Also termed wife’s equity; wife’s settlement. [Cases: Husband and Wife 12.]
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