Harriet C. Sibley Trust — New Code v. Old Code / Removal of Trustee; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, December 3, 2010

Estate of John L. Maxwell — Effect of Voluntary Distribution out of Joint Account on Estate Distribution; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, December 2, 2010

Estate of Helen Bandemer — Tortious Interference with Prospective Advantage and Unjust Enrichment / Tortious Interference with a Trust / Intentional and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress / Conversion / Fiduciary Relationship; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 12, 2010

Estate of Jewell Anderson, a Protected Person — Jurisdiction of Probate Court for Eviction / Standard on Appeal – Sanctions; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 1, 2010

Estate of Ernest Fink — Law of The Case – Only Issues Decided / Change In Law – Which Law Applies / Profits from Bequest – Prior to Distribution / Failure to Rule / Extrinsic Evidence to Show Intent; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, October 11, 2010

Estate of Kayla V. Chenault, a Minor — Contempt of Court / Lack of Jurisdiction – Court of Appeals / Parties Bound by Court Orders / Interested Parties to Remove Conservator; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, September 17, 2010

Estate of Carlton J. Leix — Mutual Wills / Effect of Mutual Wills / Transfer by Survivors; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, September 15, 2010

Anthony Edward Vogel, Sr. Living Trust — Attorney/Client Privilege / No Contest Provision; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 10, 2010

Estate of Gloria Tice v Scott Missouri Tice and Barbara Ellen Tice — MCR Relation Back Doctrine / EPIC Relation Back Doctrine / Statue of Limitations – Substitution of Estate for an Heir; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 28, 2010

William T. Manuel Trusts — Standing / Conveyancing / Proof of the Existence of a Trust; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 16, 2010

Estate of Cecil P. Byrnes — Rescission / Mental Competency Deed / Attorney as Scrivener; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 4, 2010

In re Adrienne Gierman — Standing to Object to Fiduciary’s Account / Accounts / Actions of Fiduciary; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 25, 2010

Kenneth A. Hope Trust No. 1 — Extrinsic Evidence; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 19, 2010

In re William J. and Marian A. Dudley Trust — Use of Extrinsic Evidence to Show Settlor’s Intent / Testimony of Scrivener; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 29, 2010

Estate of James Bryant Boyer, Deceased — Default Judgment – Set Aside / Sanctions / Fees and Costs / Efficacy of DNA; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 22, 2010

Kay T. Hills Revocable Living Trust — Opponent’s Attorney Fees / Evaluation v. Mediation / Standard of Review / Surcharge and Removal / Apportionment by Percentages / De minimis Errors / Good Faith Belief Defense / Bartering for Administrative Services; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 19, 2010

Estate of Upjohn — Res Ajudicata / Effective Accounting / Rule Against Perpetuities / Corporate Existence / Estoppel/Acquiescence; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 19, 2010

Claudia Maedel, as Guardian/Conservator for the Estate of Thelma Ford v Ralph E. Ford — Mental Capacity / Undue Influence / Unconscionable Bargain / “Competently Related” Doctrine / Involuntarily Dismissal / Presumption of Lack of Capacity; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 19, 2010

In re Loyer Estate — Deed Delivery / Delivery to Third Party; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 3, 2010

Estate of Vera Esther Windham — Interlineations / Copies of Wills / Holographic Will / Burden of Proof / Extrinsic Evidence / Mental Incapacity; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 18, 2010

Elmer M. Dobson Trust — Constructive Trusts / Unconscionable Circumstances / Extrinsic Evidence / Improper Distributions / Innocent Misrepresentations / Acquiescence; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 11, 2010

Philip L. Payment, Sr. a/k/a Payment Estate — Attorney Fees – Apportionment / Successful Challenges to Fiduciary Actions / Unsuccessful Challenges to Fiduciary Actions / Undue Influence / Constructive Trusts / Unconscionable Circumstances / Ademption / What is a Will Contest? / Beneficiary Liability – Unpaid Administrative Expenses / Fiduciary Liability In deficit Estate – Equality of Distribution; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, January 7, 2010

 

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