Docket No. 39.

142 Cal.App.2d Supp. 881 (1956)

299 P.2d 747

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HYGIENE, Appellant, v. BESSIE SHANE, as Executrix, etc., Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Appellate Department, Superior Court, Kern.

July 5, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edmund G. Brown, Attorney General and Ariel C. Hilton, Deputy Attorney General, for Appellant.

John B. Young for Respondent.


This is an appeal by the plaintiff, Department of Mental Hygiene of the State of California, from judgment entered in the municipal court in favor of the defendant in an action by the plaintiff against the executrix of the estate of the deceased father on his alleged statutory liability for the care, support and maintenance of his son committed to a state mental hospital. The facts are not in dispute and they show that the complaint was filed on March...

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