Louisiana Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 82

Louisiana Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 82

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... had more than three months to run; and he had then an insurableintcrest. If he caused the insurance to be renewed, he did a very idle thing, since he could not have recovered for a loss occurring after he no longer had any interest in the property. The renewal in his name was a mere nullity. Of course Beynet could have done nothing by which the title oi Dufour would have been afiected or impaired. ' A sale may be attacked as simulated by the creditors of the seller; but a creditor of a. former owner can not attack for simulation, a title acquired at a public sale, under legal process, by which the right and title of the former owner have been divested and have vested in another. If the State in this case acquired a good title, of which there is no doubt or question, Mrs. Otto acquired a good title against the creditors of Beynet: Mandin acquired a good title; Dufour acquired a good title. If Mandin after his purchase from Mrs. Otto chose to allow his father-in-'law to remain in possession, as Mrs. Otto had done, with or without the payment of rent, it is diflicult to perceive how this could have prejudiced Maumus. Mandin was well off, his father-in-law was very poor. If Dufour, after his purchase chose to let the property to Beynet at $35 a month, this could not have injured Maumus. Beynet sub-let part of the house; and thus reduced his rent; and itnwas a good return to Dufour---more than thirteen per cent on his investment. The judgment of the district court in so far as it recognizes the plaintiffs right of mortgage, and orders the property in question to be seized and sold in satisfaction of the judgment in favor of Joseph Manmus against A. V. Beynet, is annulled, avoided, and reversed; and it is now ordered, adjudged, and...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 780g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236805496
  • 9781236805492