suit over estate
WIDOW SEEKS TO VOID SETTLEMENT OF MATE'S ESTATE MARTINEZ, Aug. 22. Rescission of a property settlement dated January January 22, 1942, was sought today as Mrs. Evelyn Bowers filed suit against the administrator of the estate of her former husband, Oscar M. Bowers, Oakland restaurateur and tavern owner. Bowers was drowned on a fishing trip in Northern California last Oc tober 20 and his will bequeathed a considerable part of his property to old time employees. Filed through the Oakland law firm of Nichols and Richard, the suit named Suren Toomajian, execu tor of Bowers' last will and testament, testament, as defendant. ' The action is based upon Mrs. Bowers' contention yiat the interlocutory interlocutory decree she "obtained January January 30, 1942, has never been made final and that Bowers withheld from the property settlement, certain community property to which she was entitled. Last May 29, "she asserts, she of fered to restore to the estate all the property she had received under the divorce agreement. Her first knowledge of the true extent of Bowers' estate came, she asserts, after his death. Bowers and his wife married in Reno January 28, 1935, according to her new complaint, and she obtained obtained the interlocutory decree in 1942 on grounds of cruelty.