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Equitable Estoppel May Halt Statute Of Frauds Bar (access required)

In this contract dispute over defendants, a tenant and guarantor, having failed to sign a lease for and departure from plaintiff landlord’s auto recycling business, a Roanoke County Circuit Court says defendants waited too long to file a motion to dismiss, and the landlord may defend against a statute-of-frauds bar by asserting equitable estoppel. Plaintiff H&H ...