Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 37

Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado Volume 37

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...the funds for the purchase and improvements upon such lot were furnished from the resources of the one in whose name stood the title.-P. 391. 2. Appellate Pr-actice--Findings--Conflicting Evidence. Where the evidence is substantially conflicting, the findings of the trial court will not be disturbed on appeal.--P. 392. I, . _, __ _ _ Appeal from the District Court of Rio Grande County. Hon. C. C. Holbrook, Judge. Action by James P. Veerkamp against George W. Goodrich and Beatrice Curtiss. From a judgment in favor of defendants, plaintiff appeals. Afiirmed. Mr. J. M. R1cKARDs and Mr. JAMES P. VEERKAMP, for appellant.. Mr. J EssE STEPHENsoN, for appellee. Mr. JUST1cE GUNTER delivered the opinion of the court: This was an action to subject a certain village lot standing in the name of Beatrice Curtiss 'to a judgment against George W. Goodrich. A trial to the court resulted in findings and judgment for the defendants. The case is here on appeal. The complaint charged, inter alia, that the real estate in question was in fact the property of the judgment debtor--the defendant Goodrich and that it had been placed in the name of his co-defendant, Beatrice Curtiss, for the purpose of defrauding the creditors of Goodrich and among them this plaintiff. The-answer denied certain material-allegations of the complaint, among them the averments just cited as to ownership and fraud. Certain improvements had been made on the lot in question, among them a residence and out-buildings. The lot was in value about $100.00, the improvements thereon about $500.00. As tending to establish the vital issue of fraud, evidence was adduced tending to show that these improvements were made, paid for and owned by the defendant Goodrich. The defendants, to overcome...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236843932
  • 9781236843937