Dearman v. Bruns

Decision Date06 September 1971
Citation183 S.E.2d 241,279 N.C. 394
CourtNorth Carolina Supreme Court
PartiesC.H. DEARMAN, Executor of the Estate of Richard Shaw Brown v. Lula Rumple BRUNS, Widow, Individually and as Executrix of Minnie Rumple Brown et al.

William P. Pope, for plaintiff appellant.

Collier, Harris & Homesley, Richard M. Pearman, Jr., for defendants William M. Pressley, Willdred M. Pope, David W. Sides.

Sowers, Avery & Crosswhite, for appellees.

Petition for writ of certiorari to review the decision of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, 181 S.E.2d 809. Denied.

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  • Hollowell v. Hollowell
    • United States
    • North Carolina Supreme Court
    • June 4, 1993
    ...by the entireties between a husband and wife. Dearman v. Bruns, 11 N.C.App. 564, 566, 181 S.E.2d 809, 811, cert. denied, 279 N.C. 394, 183 S.E.2d 241 (1971). Dating back to 1895, this Court has held that the phrase "share and share alike" creates a tenancy in common. Midgett v. Midgett, 117......
  • Stephenson v. Rowe, 8322SC774
    • United States
    • North Carolina Court of Appeals
    • August 7, 1984
    ...rules of law fixed by statute and decisions of our courts. Dearman v. Bruns, 11 N.C.App. 564, 181 S.E.2d 809, cert. denied, 279 N.C. 394, 183 S.E.2d 241 (1971). One such rule, applicable here, was established by our Supreme Court in Hodges v. Stewart, 218 N.C. 290, 10 S.E.2d 723 [69 N.C.App......
1 books & journal articles
  • Chapter 36 WASTE
    • United States
    • North Carolina Bar Association Elements of Civil Causes of Action in North Carolina (NCBA)
    • Invalid date
    ...had to seek relief in action for waste against her rather than vendee); Dearman v. Bruns, 11 N.C. App. 564, 181 S.E.2d 809, cert. denied, 279 N.C. 394, 183 S.E.2d 241 (1971) (if one co-tenant commits act amounting to waste or destruction of property, other co-tenant has right to recover); D......

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