Lindsey v. Clark
|Lindsey v. Clark|
|Court||Virginia Supreme Court|
|Date decided||March 10, 1952|
Floyd Clark owned 4 adjoining lots with his wife Helen. In 1937, the Clark couple conveyed 2 of the adjoining lots to their daughter & her husband.The Clark progeny couple sold their lots with a Clark easement to Lindsey in 1944. The 1944 deed didn't specify any easement!
Lindsey sued to enjoin the progenitor Clark couple from using a driveway easement in the Lindsey property acquired from the progeny Clark couple in 1944.Lindsey loses as the trial court determined that the progeny Clark couples hadn't abandoned the driveway easement on the Lindsey lots.