Contracts Keyed to Dawson
Fischer v. Union Trust Co.
The Claimant’s father deeded the land to her, in exchange for a token dollar, and then placed it in a safe deposit box. The deed was never recorded until after the father died, approximately 6 ½ years later, because back taxes were owed on the land. A small mortgage went unpaid and was foreclosed against the land, and the Claimant sought to recover damages from the estate. The lower court entered judgment for the claimant, and the defendant brought error.
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