Equity to a Settlement

Definition of Equity to a Settlement

The equitable right of a wife, when her husband sues in equity for the reduction of her equitable estate to his own possession, to have the whole or a portion of such estate settled upon herself and her children. Also a similar right recognized by the equity courts as directly to be asserted against the husband. Also sometimes called the “wife’s equity.”

That's the definition of Equity to a Settlement in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.