Conflicts Keyed to Currie
Lilienthal v. Kaufman
Under a statutory procedure in Oregon, Kaufman (Defendant) had been declared a spendthrift and a guardian was appointed to manage his affairs and prevent waste of his assets to the detriment of himself and his family. According to the terms of the statute, any contracts made by the spendthrift following the appointment of the guardian were voidable by the guardian. Defendant traveled from his home in Oregon to San Francisco where he persuaded Lilienthal (Plaintiff) to advance him money for a business venture.
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