Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 54

Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 54

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...such a boarding-house could hold his personal earnings and those of his family exempt from execution whilst employed about the general business, no reason can be assigned why the proprietor of a hotel, or a bank, or Barnes v. Barnes. of a. mercantile establishment may not do the same. In all such employments, as well as in many others which might be named, the gross income may be made up very largely of the personal earnings of the proprietor, and the members of his family. To apply the exemption of the statute to such cases, would, we think, extend its application entirely beyond what was intended by the legislature. The appellee relies upon Brown '0. Hebe'/'zl, 20 Wis., 326; and Ban, /ss v. Rodenbac/c, 54 Iowa, 695. Neither of these cases go far enough to exempt the fund in controversy in this case. The cases of Hubner v. O'/uwe, 5 Penn. St., 115, and Smith 'v. Brooks, 49 Id., 147, have some bearing upon this question. The court erred in holding the fund in question exempt. Ravnnsnn. 1. Divorce: ALIMONY T0 PARTY IN FAULT. Alimony is rarely, and only under peculiar circumstances, granted to the party in fault, even when that party is the wife: and, in this ease, where the husband was in fault. hebeing about fifty-eight years old, able-bodied and able to support himself, and having already carried away from the homestead about $400 worth of property, it was error to grant him $300 alimony and make it a lien on the homestead. which consisted of fort-y acres of land bought and improved with the wife's money, held in her name, and worth about $1,600. The order allowing the husband $25 as temporary alimony to pay attorneys fees will be permitted to stand, but no lien upon the homestead will be allowed therefor. Tan plaintiff...show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236850149
  • 9781236850140