No. 286.

56 Wis.2d 369 (1972)

202 N.W.2d 688

BECKER (Joseph A.), Individually and as Trustee, Respondent, v. BECKER (Carl R.) and another, Appellants: J. H. BECKER & SONS, INC., Defendant.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided November 28, 1972.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellants there were briefs and oral argument by James R. Mattison of Milwaukee.

For the respondent there was a brief and oral argument by Morris Karon of Milwaukee.


The defendants' first ground for demurrer was that the complaint did not state facts sufficient to state a cause of action. The hearing on the demurrer in the trial court and the argument here indicate that the defendants were objecting primarily to the plaintiff's capacity to bring a stockholder's derivative action. The principal thrust of the demurrer was not for failure to state a cause of action.

Sec. 263.09, Stats., provides that, where...

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