Unformatted text preview: quit her job and helped as much as she could. Mrs Morrrison’s will was never changed. After her death her executor attempted to execute her will which provided for the sale of the farm and proceeds to go to Davidson College. Mrs. Tuckwiler brought a bill for specific performance of the contract she had signed with Mrs. Morrison. The trial ct found for Mrs. Tuckwiler, and D’s appealed. ISSUE: Whether a contract to provide personal care in return for inheritance is fair and equitable and supported by adequate consideration to permit specific performance. RULE: Once the essential fairness of the contract and the adequacy of the consideration are found, the fact that the subject of the contract is real estate answers any question of adequacy of the legal remedy of monetary damages....
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- Spring '08
- Contract Law, Judicial remedies, specific performance, Legal remedy, Mrs. Tuckwiler