Dennis Soltys, Sr. and Marlene Harris v David A. Schmidlin, Personal Representative of the Estate of Kathleen Schmidlin — Joint Bank Accounts / Presumption of Survivorship; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, December 9, 2014

In Re Joseph W. Brooks III Trust Number One — Trustee Discretion / Ascertainable Standard / Breach of Duty; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 26, 2014

Mark A. Haywood, Successor Trustee, and Kim Marie Edwards, a Protected Person, Appellees, v. Jannie M. Edwards, Appellant — Trust Paying Attorney Fee for Interested Party / Duties of Guardian Ad Litem / Reimbursement of Expenses; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 19, 2014

John Alan Navarro, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Whitny Morris Andrews, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Shirlene Danette Morris, Deceased, Defendant-Appellee; — Claim For Services / Presumption of Gratuity / Contract Implied in Law / Contract Implied in Fact; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 17, 2014

John V. Newton and Barry Newton, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Reba Silvio, Gaspare Silvo, Wendy Nienhaus, and Janice Blackledge, Defendants-Appellees — Setting Aside Case Evaluations / Undue Influence – Presumption / Sanctions / Hearsay – Party Deceased; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 6, 2014

Kayla Covington, Plaintiff-Appellee v Daniel M. Knoblock, Defendant-Appellant — Breach of Fiduciary Responsibility / Self-Dealing / Fees / Denial of Fees; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, September 12, 2014

In re Estate of Ronald Hayes — Effective Mediation Agreement in a Divorce Action on Devolution of Property in Probate; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, September 12, 2014

SETTLEMENT OF AN ACCOUNT: SOME QUALIFIED BENEFICIARIES MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS — Notice on Accounts / Res Judicata; by Alan M. May, August 18, 2014

GEORGE C. MCDONELL, SR., Individually and as Trustee of the GEORGE C. MCDONELL, SR. REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST -v- CHERRI A. ERICKSON — Mickey Mouse Theory – descriptio personae / Fiduciary Deed / Failure of Consideration; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 6, 2014

In the Matter of the Estate of IRENE E. PERUN, Deceased — Ex Parte Communication / Backing up a ground asserted on appeal / Sanctions; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 6, 2014

In re Estate of RICHARD EDWARD SPERLIK — Heirs / Corporate v Individual Rights / Succession; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 6, 2014

In re KIMBALL Estate — Petition for Instructions / Summary Disposition – Court’s Decision on Facts / Fiduciary Duties – Marshaling of Assets; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 17, 2014

In re Jeanice L. Spear Revocable Trust — Standard on Appeal – Removal of Trustee / Beneficiary Standing / Conflict of Interest Between Two Trusts; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 9, 2014

In re FILIBECK Estate — Crowd Source Fundraising / Constructive Trust / Rights of an Estate; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 17, 2014

In re Byrne Estate — Undue Influence / Competency / Doctor v Lawyer / Breach of Fiduciary Duty / Power of Attorney / Directed Verdict – JNOV / Joint Accounts / Fraudulent Concealment / Probable Cause; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 16, 2014

In re Estate of Anna Metcalfe — Summary Disposition / Standard on Appeal: Factual Findings – Clear Error and Disposition Rulings – Abuse of Discretion / Discovery; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 16, 2014

In re Estate of Grace Elaine Reid — Holographic Will Admissibility / Dead Man’s Statute / MRE 803(24) – Hearsay / Standard of Admission to Will – Clear Error; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 7, 2014

Rosa Parks Opinion — Res Judicata / Law of The Case / Failure to Appeal / Effective Partial Reversals / Vexatious Appeals; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 4, 2014

Clarence Wessel v. Theodore F. Wessel, Jr., et al and David Stentz, et al — Settlement / Forcing a Settlement; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 3, 2014

In re Genevieve Garcia Revocable Living Trust — Attorney Fees / Election of Remedy / Election – Distinguish from Election of Remedy (Estoppel by Acceptance); STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 5, 2014

In re Conservatorship of Dorothy Alma Laesser — Standard of Review / Interpretation of Court Rules / Imposition of Sanction / Oral Objections / Valid and Invalid Imposition of Sanctions; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 5, 2014

Richard E. Sperlik Trust — Patent Ambiguity / Error by Lower Court not Requiring Reversal; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 4, 2014

 

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