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Conversion, Cash

Conversion is the unauthorized assumption of the right of ownership over the personal property of another to the exclusion of the owner’s rights. Hunt v. Estate of Hunt, 348 S.W.3d 103, 113 (Mo. Ct. App. 2011). It may be shown in three ways: (1) tortious taking; (2) any use or appropriation to the use of […]

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Conversion, Specific Chattel

Conversion is a claim that involves the wrongful use/deprivation of personal property. To prevail on a claim for conversion, a plaintiff needs to prove that (1) he/she was entitled to possession of personal property, (2) the defendant exercised unauthorized control of the personal property and (3) deprived plaintiff of his/her right to possession. Broadly speaking, […]

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