Davis v. Estate of Davis

Decision Date08 January 1981
Parties, 418 N.E.2d 670 Richard DAVIS, Respondent, v. ESTATE of Rose DAVIS, Appellant.
CourtNew York Court of Appeals Court of Appeals

Order affirmed, with costs, for reasons stated in the memorandum at the Appellate Division (75 A.D.2d 861, 427 N.Y.S.2d 891).

All concur.

MEYER, J., taking no part.

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