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Greiner v. Greiner

Kansas Supreme Court
293 P. 759 (1930)


Facts

Frank Greiner (defendant) was disinherited by his father. Mrs. Greiner, his mother, promised him that, if he would move, she would give him property, though she did not specify what or how much property. Frank moved and began to occupy an 80-acre tract of land, though a deed was never executed. Mrs. Greiner did say she was going to give Frank a deed. August Greiner (plaintiff), another son, filed suit against Frank, arguing that Mrs. Greiner never intended to give Frank the property. The trial court entered judgment for Frank. The trial court ordered Mrs. Greiner to execute a deed conveying the land to Frank. August appealed.

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