Errington v Errington woods 1952, Facts, Important Points

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This case is concerned with acceptance in unilateral contracts in offer and acceptance chapter of contract law

Facts of Errington v Errington

A father in law bought a house for his son and daughter in law. The house was fully in the name of the father. He said to his son and daughter in law that the house would be yours if you keep on giving the monthly instalments

The Couple agreed to his offer, but after a few years the father died. The Mother of the son, inherited the house. After the death of the father the son went and started living with his mother, but the wife refused to live with his mother.

The wife still kept on giving the mortgage instalments. After a while mother brought an action against her wife to remove her from the house

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