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Hughes v. Hughes

Hughes v. Hughes, 2013 MT 176 (July 2, 2013) (5-0) (Morris, J.)
Issues: (1) Whether Johnny’s undesignated payments to his parents, Jack and Shirley, restarted the statute of limitations on the 1989 promissory note; (2) whether Jack and Shirley possess a life estate in the new house or a right to any of the insurance proceeds; (3) whether Jack is entitled to an easement for stock water across Johnny’s property; and (4) whether the arbitrator exceeded his authority or miscalculated damages.

Short Answer: (1) Yes; (2) no; (3) yes; (4) no.

Affirmed in part, reversed in part & remanded