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Stambovsky v. Ackley

FACTS:             Stambovsky, plaintiff, discovered to his horror that the home he recently contracted to purchase, which resided in Nyack, New York, was widely renown for being infested by poltergeists. The de…

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Luthi v. Evans

FACTS:             Grace Owens, as of February 1st, 1971, owned several interests in oil and gas leases in Coffey County, Kansas. On that date, Owens executed a written instrument to International Tou…

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Gunderson v. State of Indiana

FACTS:             The plaintiffs, Don and Bobbie Gunderson, own lakefront property in Long Beach, Indiana, consisting of three lots in Section 15 of Michigan Township. The plaintiffs’ deed does not reference …

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Van Sandt v. Royster

Supreme Court of Kansas, 1938 83 P.2d 698 FACTS: Highland avenue, which runs north and south, intersects with 10th street, which runs east and west, in the city of Chanute, Kansas. In early 1904, Bailey owned a tract of land …

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Matthew v. Smith

707 S.W.2d 411 (Mo. 1986) Facts & Procedural History The Brandts owned a tract of land comprising one-and-a-half plotted lots.  There were already two houses on the land when they purchased the property, one toward the front of t…

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