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In re Stuckey Revocable Trust Trustee Duty – and Power. Impartiality Among Beneficiaries / Special Value v Market Value; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 14, 2021

In re Schaaf v Forbes (On Remand) Jurisdiction Circuit v Probate / Discovery – Timing / Contribution / Trust as Joint Tenant with Survivorship Rights; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 13, 2021

In re LLB Commitment (involuntary admission) / Abuse of Discretion / Standard of Proof; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 6, 2021

In re Howe Trust Interested Person; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 23, 2021

In re Ann Marie Moriconi Mental Health Commitment Requirements / Battling “Shalls” / Court Must Determine if Pre-Hearing Statutory Requirements Have Been Met; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 22, 2021

In re VanDamme Trust Deposition Costs – When and How Allowed / Time Limit for Costs – Final Judgment / Attorney Fees – When Allowable / Special Fiduciary – Allocation of Fees; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 4, 2021

In re Gordon Guardianship Guardianship – Establishment v Termination / Burden of Proof – Our Respondent / Published Case; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 21, 2021

In re Stolaruk Living Trust Laches – Elements – Fact Based / Summary Disposition – Assumption by Appeals Court as to Relevant Section / RJA – Application; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 17, 2021

In re Verga Estate Lenity – In Pro Per Appellant / Incompetency – Undue Influence – Standard of Review – Clear Error / Attorney Testimony – Weight / Lucid Moment; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 23, 2021

In re Schmunk Estate Burden of Proof Suitable – Unsuitability / Grounds Appointment – Removal – Best Interests / Excluding Testamentary Nominee / Necessity of Testimony; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 19, 2021

In re Estate of Malnar Res Judicata / Collateral Estoppel / Joint Ownership; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 14, 2021

In re Barker Estate Latent Ambiguity / Patent Ambiguity / Unresolved Ambiguity – Literal Interpretation; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 24, 2021

Mitan v. Farmington Square Condo Association Personal Representative Right of Representation – Must be an Attorney / Illegal Practice of Law – Result / Validity of an Assignment; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 18, 2021

In re Murray Conservatorship Surcharge – Burden of Proof – Preponderance of Evidence / Jurisdiction – Resolution of Conservatorship Issues Post Mortem / Burdens of Proof / Reason for Publication of Opinion; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 15, 2021

In re Driver Estate Summary Disposition – Discovery / Hospice – Plan of Execution / Unsupplanted Allocation – Conjecture; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 3, 2021

In re Peterson Trust No Harm No Foul / Sanctions / Raising Issue – “Announcement” / Citation – Criminal Case / Constitutional Issues – Equal Protection / Ex-Parte Motion; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 15, 2021

In re Kadans Guardianship Clear and Convincing Evidence / Guardianship – Non-Statutory Criteria for Appointment; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 12, 2021

In re Trombly Estate Right to an Accounting – Standing / Dual Standards on Review – Dispositive Ruling – Finding of Fact / Survival of Right to an Accounting / Sanction Standard on Appeal / Raising an Issue Below; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 9, 2021

In re Davidson Magnifying Glass Non-Exempt Trust Trust Interpretation – Standard of Review / Tax Reimbursement Clause; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 4, 2021

In re Kirkey Living Trust Objections Made on Day of Hearing Must be Heard / Power of Court / Standard on Appeal – Dispositive Rule 9; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 1, 2021