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Worms v. Burgess

Oklahoma Court of Appeals
620 P.2d 455 (1980)


Facts

The plaintiff (optionee) was the holder of an option contract given by the defendant (optionor). The option contract allowed the optionee to purchase real property by giving notice to the optionor by registered mail on or before August 21, 1977. The optionee sent notice of his intent to exercise the option on August 20, 1977. The notice was never received by the optionor. The optionor refused to sell and the optionee sued for specific performance or damages. The trial court granted the optionor summary judgment. The optionee appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Romang, J.)

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