The appeal will be discussed separately from the cross-appeal. Vermont Properties next argues that the doctrine of estoppel applies to prevent National and another lien holder, Fondren Construction Co.
We cannot say the chancellor's holding in this instance was clearly erroneous and, accordingly, we affirm as to this point. Housing a state-of-the-art custom millwork shop, offices, warehousing and shipping, they are organized for optimum efficiency. Rather, National kept ledgers showing the amount owing on the account on a monthly basis.
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The materialmen argue there was no authority to divide the one lot into two or more lots or parcels and consequently the mortgages were not acceptable for recording and did not serve as notice to the materialmen. The chancellor, in his ruling, acknowledged that the affairs of Advance and Vermont Place were so merged that they had become one entity.
It would be unfair, unreasonable and inequitable to do so. In an amended decree, the chancellor held that the property owned by Burford is deleted from the 3. Therefore, appellant, National Lumber Company Nationaland various other suppliers, were found to have valid liens because notice was not required pursuant to Ark.
They removed him from the partnership and took over the construction of the duplexes. The lawsuit was refiled on June 27, Burford on April 30, and August 8, Partnership bound by partner's wrongful act. I agree with the decision except for the claim of National Lumber Company.
Fitting, Fort Smith, for appellees. The partnership conveyed a portion of Vermont Place containing a residence to Catherine L. So, we certainly feel that if they are going to request it at this late date, we certainly should be able to raise the defense of usury once, it's presented to the court.
The mortgages, in pertinent part, provide: There was no mention of interest in the credit application Advance filled out, nor was it mentioned in National's complaint.
That the fact that the partnership did not follow the provisions of Ark. While there was no evidence of a "secret agreement," the practice amounts to a fraud. The simple reason for that, in the complaint filed by National Lumber Company, there was no request for interest, whatsoever, within the complaint Accordingly, the holding of the chancery court that Somers and Roberson were liable only to the extent of their original capital contributions is reversed.
McGowan's separate company, Advance Development Corp., (Advance) was in charge of developing the project, including contracting with the materialmen and mechanics, hereinafter referred to as.
Arkansas Supreme Court Decisions Log In Sign Up. Find a Lawyer; Ask a Lawyer ; Research the Law; National Lumber Co. v. ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT Date: July 13, Citations: Ark. 1, National By-Products v. Chapter 24 Case: National Lumber Company v.
Advance Development Corporation, douglasishere.com () Facts: Pat McGowan, Val Somers, and Brent Roberson were partners in a business they created run under the name of Vermont Place which built duplexes in Arkansas%(19).
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ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT CORP., Ark. 1, NATIONAL LUMBER COMPANY V. ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT CORP., VERMONT PLACE PROPERTIES, ET AL.  SYLLABUS BY THE COURT  1.  That the lien holders are entitled to personal judgments against Advance Realty Corporation .National lumber company v advance development corporation