Hartford Federal Sav. & Loan Asso. v. Tucker
In Hartford Federal Sav. & Loan Asso. v. Tucker, 196 Conn. 172, 181, 491 A.2d 1084, cert. denied, 474 U.S. 920, 106 S. Ct. 250, 88 L. Ed. 2d 258 (1985) the Court held that "a tender must be unconditional and unqualified." Id.
Because the mortgagor's offer to satisfy the debt was conditioned on the mortgagee's acceptance of less than the full amount of the mortgage debts, legal tender was not made and the mortgagee was not required to release the mortgage. Id.