No. 44,229

195 Kan. 634 (1965)

408 P.2d 693

DORA M. HARTMAN, Appellant, v. WALTER G. STUMBO, Appellee.

Supreme Court of Kansas.

Opinion filed December 11, 1965.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Fred W. Phelps, of Topeka, argued the cause and was on the brief for the appellant.

Charles S. Fisher, Jr., of Topeka, argued the cause, and O. B. Eidson, Philip H. Lewis, James W. Porter, William G. Haynes, Peter F. Caldwell, Roscoe E. Long, R. Austin Nothern, and Brock R. Snyder, all of Topeka, and Harry W. Colmery, W. Kenneth Wilke, and Myron L. Listrom, of Counsel, were with him on the brief for the appellee.

The opinion of the court was delivered by


This appeal involves the application of statutes of limitation to a damage action brought by appellant against appellee, her former attorney.

Appellant's petition, filed August 12, 1964, alleged in substance that on March 23, 1961, she consulted appellee about preparing her will; that appellee falsely and fraudulently represented to her that because her husband, James C. Hartman, had recently died...


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