Statutory Equitable Subrogation

3 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2011

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Date Written: January 1, 2007


This article discusses a Wyoming Supreme Court case which refused to accept the Restatement’s position that equitable subrogation ought to be available to refinancers even though they know or have constructive notice of intervening other creditors.

Keywords: Equitable subrogation, Priority, Mortgage, Refinance, First in time, Recording statute, Assignment, Subordination

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger, Statutory Equitable Subrogation (January 1, 2007). Available at SSRN: or

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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