Congregation Kadimah Toras-Moshe v. DeLeo
|Congregation Kadimah Toras-Moshe v. DeLeo|
|Court||Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court|
|Citation||405 Mass. 365; 540 N.E.2d 691|
|Date decided||July 11, 1989|
The Congregation sued DeLeo, the administrator of the Schwam estate in Massachusetts state court to enforce Schwam's oral promise.
A municipal court found that there was not enforceable promise.The Massachusetts superior court also found in favor of DeLeo.
Is an oral promise to a charity enforceable if there wasn't any consideration for it or deterimental reliance on it?What if the promise to donate to a charity isn't in writing?
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