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Allison v. Powell

481 A.2d 1215 (1984)

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Allison v. Powell

Pennsylvania Superior Court

481 A.2d 1215 (1984)

Facts

Harold Allison (plaintiff) and Robert and Mary Jane Powell (defendants) owned property as joint tenants with rights of survivorship. Allison filed a petition for partition. While the petition was pending, Allison died. The Powells claimed that when Allison died, they acquired full title by their right of survivorship. The executrix of Allison’s estate disagreed. The Powells filed a motion for judgment on the pleadings. The trial court granted the motion. The executrix appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Wieand, J.)

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