L. A. No. 23646
47 Cal. 2d 62; 301 P.2d 825; 1956
Procurement of an option agreement to purchase real property was a contract that aided in the purchase or sale of real property and came within the statute of frauds. Absent a written contract, there was no obligation to pay a commission.
Carter, Jesse W., "Pacific Southwest Development Corp. v. Western P. R. Co. [DISSENT]" (1956). Jesse Carter Opinions. Paper 115.