Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona Volume 16

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona Volume 16

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... by the contesting parties. Upon the close of the evidence, the cause was submitted to the court for consideration and decision. Before the decision was announced, Howard Fay Dillman filed his petition praying the court to appoint him guardian of the child, upon the grounds that he is the father of the child. The mother and other relatives of the child were present and had actual notice of the filing of the last petition. The contesting parties agreed that the evidence given upon the hearing of the prior petitions might be considered as given 'upon this last petition. The former matter was treated as reopened by the court and resubmitted with the last petition, and the three petitions were considered together. The court rendered its judgment appointing Howard Fay Dillman, the father of the child, its guardian, and requiring him to give bond in the sum of $100, and imposed the condition that the child should be maintained in the home of Josephine and H. C. Dillman. A motion for a new trial was denied Bessie Anna Iler, and she appeals from the order appointing the guardian and from the order refusing a new trial. Mr. J. T. Kingsbury, for Appellant. Messrs. Doan & Doan, for Appellee. CUNNINGHAM, J.--The appellant contends in argument that under the law and the evidence the appellant should have been awarded the guardianship of the child, for two reasons: First, because the evidence tends to show that the father, Howard F. Dillman, expressed a willingness that the mother should have the child before he filed his petition; and that he ought not to have been permitted to file his petition after the issues raised on the first petition had been submitted. The appellant's assignment of errors are: (1) that the court erred in denying...
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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893506
  • 9781236893505