Porter v. Lazear
109 U.S. 84 (1883)

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Porter v. Lazear, 109 U.S. 84 (1883)

Porter v. Lazear

Submitted October 11, 1883

Decided October 29, 1883

109 U.S. 84

Syllabus

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

Page 109 U. S. 85

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.

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