Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
T. Jack Morse, Isabel Gates Webster, for appellant.
Altman & McGraw, Harry J. Altman II, for appellee.
Supreme Court of Georgia.
This is a year's support case. The decedent died before the United States Supreme Court held gender-based classifications unconstitutional. However, the widow did not pursue the right of year's support until after that holding and after the Georgia statute was amended in an effort to meet the requirements of the holding. The trial court in this case granted summary judgment against the widow on the ground that the Georgia statute as it existed prior...
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