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Van Camp v. Van Camp
California Court of Appeal
199 P. 885 (1921)
In 1914, Frank Van Camp (defendant) started a seafood company. Frank capitalized the venture with $200,000 of his own money. The company was immediately financially successful. Frank served as a full-time manager for the company and was paid a salary for his service. In 1916, Frank married his wife (plaintiff). Frank’s wife filed for divorce. The trial court ruled that profits from the seafood company were community property. Frank appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Per curiam)
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