Docket No. 8689.

142 Cal.App.2d 35 (1956)

297 P.2d 1029

Estate of HARRY C. STAUFFER, Deceased. R.N. PHILPOT et al., Appellants, v. MYRA STAUFFER HENRY et al., Respondents.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

May 31, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lewis, Lewis & Lewis, Pierce & Brown, A.M. Mull, Jr., and Wilke & Fleury for Appellants.

Anthony J. Kennedy and Devlin, Diepenbrock & Wulff for Respondents.


At the conclusion of a contest instituted by the heirs at law of the decedent, Harry C. Stauffer, the court by its judgment denied probate of the will offered by the proponents, R.N. Philpot and Hilda Kirtlan, except as to two items thereof. Proponents' motion for a new trial was denied, and this appeal followed.

A summary of the pertinent facts as shown by the rather voluminous record indicates that on March 25, 1944, eight years prior to his death...

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