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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
Marvin v. Marvin (I)
Citation:557 P.2d 106
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Plaintiff and Defendant lived together for seven years without getting married. in 1964, plaintiff agreed to abandon her career and be a homemaker if Defendant would take care of her financially for the rest of her life. After the agreement, all their property was put in Defendant’s name. Defendant divorced from his legal wife in 1967 and kicked out Plaintiff in 1970. Plaintiff sued to enforce the oral contract that she was entitled to half of the property and support payments.
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