Porter v. Lazear - 109 U.S. 84 (1883)
U.S. Supreme Court
Porter v. Lazear, 109 U.S. 84 (1883)
Porter v. Lazear
Submitted October 11, 1883
Decided October 29, 1883
109 U.S. 84
In Pennsylvania, as in other states, dower is not barred by an assignment of the husband's estate under the Bankrupt Act of the United States and a sale by the assignee in bankruptcy under order of the court.
Amicable suit by an assignee of a bankrupt to recover purchase
money of real estate of the bankrupt sold at public sale, the object of such suit being to determine whether the right of the bankrupt's wife to dower passed at the sale.