Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Milton Bordwin argued the cause and filed briefs for petitioner.
Roland E. Shaine argued the cause for respondent. With him on the briefs was Richard R. Caples.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE GOLDBERG delivered the opinion of the Court.
Petitioner filed a complaint in the District Court alleging that, in exchange for petitioner's promise to care for and support her mother, petitioner's father had agreed not to make a will, thereby assuring petitioner of an intestate share of the father's estate; it was further alleged that petitioner had fully performed her obligations under the oral agreement, but that contrary thereto the father had devised...
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