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In re Vandine Trust Latent and Patent Ambiguity / Use of External Evidence / Ambiguity / Resolution of Ambiguity; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 11, 2019

In re Alson Trust Relief of Judgment / Extrajudicial Relief / Necessity of an Attorney / Agreement made in Open Court; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 10, 2019

In re Langer Estate Clarification / Standard to Rebut / External Evidence / Use of Funds During Lifetime by Joint Owners; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 26, 2019

In re Straith Conservatorship Standard for Appointment of Guardian and Conservator / Priority of Appointment / “Cause” as a Basis to Abuse Priority / Spousal Fiduciary Duty; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, June 11, 2019

In re White Trust Collateral Estoppel – Res Judicata / Repayment of Attorney Fees – By Trustee in Trust Defense / Denial of Attorney Fees for Aggrieved Party; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 29, 2019

In re Haas Estate Removal of Personal Representative / Excessive Fees are Equal to Mismanagement / Failure to Oversee Fees is an Element of Mismanagement; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, May 7, 2019

In re Kayuk Estate Unsigned Will Document under MCL 700.2503 / Burden of Proof / Presumption of Destruction; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, April 19, 2019

March 20, 2019 Review of Supreme Court Order Amending Court Rules; STATE OF MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT, April 2, 2019

In re Burhop Conservatorship Conservator Challenges Ward’s Estate Plan Change / Conservator Challenges Fees / Effect of Settlement on Cause of Action / Duty to Pursue / Capacity as Aggrieved Party / Consent of Ward / Need; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 27, 2019

In re Khalil Living Trust Sua Sponte Dismissal / Hotch Potch / Necessity of Record / Evidence of Undue Influence; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 20, 2019

In re McLaurin Sr Estate Equitable Powers of the Probate Court / Assessment of Share; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, March 1, 2019

In re Rokosky Estate  Genuine Issue of Material Fact / Competency Before, During and After the Event; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 21, 2019

In re Dear  Due Process of Law / Right to Present Evidence; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 13, 2019

In re Jaye  Fiduciary Defenses to Improper Actions/Guardianship and Conservatorship; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 13, 2019

In re O’Brien  Expressio Unius Est Exclusion Alterius / Right of an Interested Party to a Jury Trial / Due Process of Law – Life, Liberty or Property must be at Stake / Interested Parties Raising Issues of their Own Disability for Trial Purposes; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 13, 2019

In re Ringer Testamentary Trust  Disclaimer / Assignment / Choice of Law; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 13, 2019

In re Krause  Retention of Jurisdiction / Interstate Move; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 13, 2019

In re Redd  Constructive Trust as Remedy / Setting Aside a Deed / Equitable Relief – Reviewed De Novo; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, February 13, 2019

In re Kapp Estate  Appointment of Personal Representative Named in a Will – No Asset Case; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, January 9, 2019