O'Donnell v Neely

JurisdictionIreland
CourtCircuit Court
Judgment Date01 Jan 1940
(Cir. Ct.),
O'Donnell
and
Neely

- 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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