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Tag Archives: Ratification

Domestic Relations – Separation Agreement – Nondisclosure Claim – Ratification – Equitable Distribution Waiver (access required)

Rolls v. Rolls. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-16-0007, 8 pp.) (Sanford L. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Guilford County District Court. (Joseph E. Turner, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: In the plaintiff-wife’s ...

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Contract – Agency – Apparent Authority – Implied Authority – Ratification – Summary Judgment (access required)

Leiber v. Arboretum Joint Venture LLC. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-1161, 20 pp.) (Cheri Beasley, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County Superior Court (Ben F. Tennille, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: There were issues ...

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Domestic Relations – Separation Agreement – Rescission – Ratification – Acceptance of Benefits – Appeals – Interlocutory – Substantial Right (access required)

Honeycutt v. Honeycutt. Even though the plaintiff-wife claims the parties' separation agreement is unfair and was unfairly pushed upon her by the defendant-husband, since the wife accepted and retains benefits under the separation agreement, she has ratified the agreement and cannot have it rescinded. We affirm the trial court's grant of partial summary judgment for the husband as to the wife's rescission claim.

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