Probate Department Tentative Rulings for Friday

Probate Tentative Rulings

Department 28-Courtroom 2F

Hon. George A. Miram

January 20, 2017

If a court appearance is required and the court has given the parties permission to appear telephonically at a hearing, parties can make arrangements to do so by contacting CourtCall, an independent vendor.  Parties must contact CourtCall at (888) 882-6878 no later than 4:30 p.m. on the court day prior to the hearing.

Approved Non-Appearance

Appearance Required

Continued or Dropped Matters

 

Case No

Case Name

Case No

Case Name

Court Call OK?

Case No

Case Name

 

121513

Conservatorship of Interlicchia

113270

Castagnetto Trust

First Account of Successor Trustee//**The unopposed petitions are granted.

Yes

 

 

 

123592

Conservatorship of Crabtree

126029

In re Ogans Jr.

Account, Objections, Trial Setting//**Appear.

Yes

 

 

123611

Conservatorship of Wilcox

126524

127044

Landes Trust

Motions to Compel Discovery//**Off calendar.

Yes

 

 

 

126879

Duggan Trust

126716

Conservatorship of Pundyk

Status of I&A//**Continued to 3-3-17 for OSC as to why conservator should not be suspended for failure to file Inventory and Appraisal. OSC to issue accordingly.

Yes

 

 

 

16-0568

Hood Trust

126857

Anderson Trust

Petition for Reimbursement of $33,012 in Attorney Fees incurred in connection with conservatorship dispute//**Denied in large part. The dispute should have been entirely avoided by rational discussion preceding litigation. The bulk of the work was of no benefit to the conservatee. Award $3,500 in reasonable fees, denied as to the remainder.

Yes

 

 

 

16-0610

Estate of Crippen

126858

Marszalec Trust

Petition for Return of Trust Assets//**Continued to 2-21-17 for trial setting in conjunction with PRO 126630.

Yes

 

 

 

16-0614

Estate of Hendon

Order Required

16-0537

Guardianship of Sanchez

Appointment//*Appear.

No

 

 

 

16-0622

Estate of Drayton

16-0606

Conservatorship of Leavitt

Appointment//*Appear.

No

 

 

 

 

 

16-0625

Estate of Moroney

Probate Petition//**Box 3( e)(1) is not checked. Continued to February 21, 2017 for amended petition reflecting whether the decedent died testate or intestate.

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Appearance Ordered , Failure to Appear may cause Petition to be Denied or Opposition Stricken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**Appearance Optional, However, failure to appear will be viewed as waiver of oral argument and the court may issue an order that differs from the tentative ruling based on argument presented by those who attend, or based on further consideration of the papers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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