duty without conflict … the maxims of equity ….

 

1. Equity regards done what ought to be done

2 Equity will not suffer a wrong to be without a remedy

3 Equity delights in equality

4 One who seeks equity must do equity

5 Equity aids the vigilant, not those who slumber on their rights

6 Equity imputes an intent to fulfill an obligation

7 Equity acts in personam.

8 Equity abhors a forfeiture

9 Equity does not require an idle gesture

10 One who comes into equity must come with clean hands

11 Equity delights to do justice and not by halves

12 Equity will take jurisdiction to avoid a multiplicity of suits

13 Equity follows the law

14 Equity will not aid a volunteer

15 Where equities are equal, the law will prevail

16 Between equal equities the first in order of time shall prevail

17 Equity will not complete an imperfect gift

18 Equity will not allow a statute to be used as a cloak for fraud

19 Equity will not allow a trust to fail for want of a trustee

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