Probate Department Tentative Rulings for Friday

Probate Tentative Rulings

Department 28-Courtroom 2F

Hon. George A. Miram

July 21, 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

 

102934

124273

Conservatorship of Catucci

Conservatorship of Guzzo

127001

16-0215

Presotto Trust

Estate of Presotto

Will and Trust Contest, Objections

Trial Setting//**GRANTED.  Arthur L. Presotto is ordered to provide code compliant responses to the Special Interrogatories Set 1, and the Request for Production of Documents, Set 1, without objection within ten days of entry of order.  Sanctions awarded for failure to respond in the amount of $3,164 payable pursuant to CCP § 2031.300 & § 2023.010 to respondent’s counsel to be paid no later than 8-4-17. Appear for trial settings.

Yes

077140

 

124293

 

17-0723

Conservatorship of Roman

Continued to 7-31-17

Conservatorship of Pearson

Continued to 9-4-17

In re Rosenfield & Bernstein

Continued to 7-26-17

 

126541

Estate of Alvarez

16-0396

Estate of Bingham

Motion to Compel Discovery//**GRANTED in part. Carol Markegard is ordered to attend and answer questions at her deposition which is to be scheduled for a weekday date.  Carol Markegard is ordered to produce for inspection at her deposition those items under her control described in the deposition subpoena that she was served with on April 21, 2017.  Sanctions awarded and imposed per CCP 2025.440(b) for the moving party against Carol Markegard in the reasonable amount of $7,500, denied as to the remainder of sanctions sought.  GRANTED as to $500 additional sanction per CCP 1992 for failure to comply with subpoena.

Yes

 

**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.

16-0002

17-0014

17-0528

17-0539

Conservatorship of Bhatti

Conservatorship of Sokoloff

Estate of Dougherty

Ingrim Trust

17-0115

Kohler Trust

Removal of Trustee, Order to Show Cause//**

Appear.

Yes

 

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

 

 

17-0630

Estate of Machan

17-0577

Guardianship of Paz

Appointment, SIJS Findings//*Appear.

No

 

 

 

 

 

17-0608

Estate of Jow

Probate Petition, Objection//**Appear.

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

17-0685

Prodger v. Narez

Elder Abuse TRO//*  Appear

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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