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JPMorgan Chase Bank v Winget — UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS – SIXTH CIRCUIT, November 14, 2019

In re Dechow Estate Joint Property / Will Interpretation / Questions Law and Equity; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 14, 2019

Weingrad v Jones Judicial Bias – Actual – Probable / Conspiracy – Involving Judge / Individual Claims / Legal Malpractice; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, November 6, 2019

In re Seville Estate Appointment of Co-Fiduciaries – Requirements; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, September 27, 2019

In re Lewis Estate Joint Bank Accounts – Rights of the Holder / Conversion of Money; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 20, 2019

Dice v Esther G. Bennett Trust Testamentary Document Governing over EPIC / Definition of Revocability – Irrevocability / Standing of Beneficiary to Challenge a Trust / Salient Moment – Cogent Interval – Barred Document Itself; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 15, 2019

In re Estate of McNeight Assets passing outside of probate / Substantial compliance with procedures / General reference v. specific reference; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 6, 2019

In re Guise Estate Definition of Specific Devise / Abatement / Interpretation of Will on Appeal; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, August 5, 2019

In re Huhta Estate Judicial Estoppel / Prior Inconsistent Statements / Gift – Elements / Joint Ownership / Safe Deposit Box / Timing – Fiduciary Duty / Conversion; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 31, 2019

In re Khemmoro Guardianship Allowable Expenses versus Replacement Costs / Care Not Limited to Medical Care / Fees Attainable on Request for Fees if Necessary to Remove money from an Accounting; STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS, July 18, 2019

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 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