Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Surrogate's Courts of the State of New York; With Annotations Volume 11

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Surrogate's Courts of the State of New York; With Annotations Volume 11

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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: ... to have mailed it, but testifies he delivered it to his stenographer for mailing. He does testify that the day following, February seventh, plaintiff called. at his office and said she had received his letter. Livingstone testifies that he then told her substantially what he had written in the letter, and that plaintiff then told him that if he thought it was hers to go ahead and see what he could get out of it for her and that she would give him half of it. Livingstone testifies that he replied that he would not say anything about that then, but would have to think it over. Plaintiff denies any remembrance of ever having received the letter which Livingstone claims to have written on February 6, 1906, and denies that he ever told her that she had any legal claim to the George Nelson property, and insists that the first intimation she ever had that the property passed to her upon her husband's death was shortly before the commencement of this action in 1911. It is quite essential in the determination of this controversy to discover where the truth lies as to the advice which Livingstone gave his client in January and February, 1906. Did he advise her that she in fact was entitled to the George Nelson estate remainder? Did he write the letter of February 6, 1906? Or is he mistaken in having been fully informed of plaintifi"s legal rights in the premises and in having advised plaintiff with reference thereto? The alleged letter of February 6, 1906, contains some peculiar features. The plaintiff lived in the same city as her attorney and but a short distance from his oflice. At that time she appears to have been a very frequent caller at his oflice, counseling with him as to her various legal matters. To say the least the letter...
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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236741692
  • 9781236741691