O'Donnell v Neely

Judgment Date01 January 1940
Date01 January 1940
CourtCircuit Court
(Cir. Ct.),

- Girl living with father and mother at date of seduction and delivery - Father doting and bedridden -Father's death before action brought - Action bymother - Married Women's Property Acts, 1882-1893 -Effect of actual contract between mother and daughter.

Plaintiff, a widow, claimed damages for the seduction of her daughter, B.The alleged seduction occurred in the lifetime of plaintiff's husband, B.'s father, and while B.was living with her parents. At the date of the confinement, and subsequently, B. continued to live with them, but proceedings were not instituted until after B.'s father's death. Evidence was given of the doting and bedridden condition of the father, and that the mother was de...

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