Property Law Keyed to Cribbet
Eastwood v. Shedd
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In this case, Alexander, on December 2, 1958, made a gift of property to the Defendant, who did not record the deed until October 16, 1964. On October 15, 1963, Alexander gift deeded the same property to the Plaintiff, who recorded her deed on October 23, 1963. The Plaintiff had no actual nor constructive knowledge of the deed to the Defendant until the deed to the Defendant was recorded a year after the Plaintiff recorded her deed. The Plaintiff brought suit against the Defendant to quiet title to the property and was successful at the trial court level, from which decree the Defendant appealed.
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