Probate Department Tentative Rulings for Friday

Probate Tentative Rulings

Department 42-Courtroom 2F

Hon. John Runde

June 23, 2017

If a court appearance is required and the court has given the parties permission to appear telephonically at a hearing, parties can make arrangements to do so by contacting CourtCall, an independent vendor.  Parties must contact CourtCall at (888) 882-6878 no later than 4:30 p.m. on the court day prior to the hearing.

Approved – Non-Appearance

Appearance Required

Continued or Dropped Matters

 

Case No

Case Name

Case No

Case Name

Court Call OK?

Case No

Case Name

 

126358

126474

Conservatorship of Zavalza

Conservatorship of Vera

064273

Conservatorship of Passanisi

Status Hearing on Hearing Aids//**  Appear to address status of Consevatee’s hearing aids

No

 

 

 

16-0432

16-0464

Estate of Paul

Conservatorship of Walsh

125398

Elchinoff Trust

Order to Show Cause Why Petition for Damages for Elder Abuse should not be Granted.  The parties are ordered to APPEAR.  Absent cogent objection by the time of the hearing, the Petition is GRANTED.

Yes

 

Appearance Ordered , Failure to Appear may cause Petition to be Denied or Opposition Stricken

 

17-0476

17-0503

17-0525

17-0530

Lucia Trust

Estate of Murdoch

Estate of Hannay

Estate of Marte

126271

Sooy Trust

Petition for Approval of Account, Objection

Petition to Fix Fees, Objection//**  The parties are ordered to APPEAR.  The objections to the Motion to Fix Fees are SUSTAINED and the Petition to fix fees DENIED.  The Objections to the Petition for Approval of Account are OVERRULED, and the Petition for approval of account is GRANTED.  The request for Surcharge is DENIED.

Yes

 

**Appearance Optional, However, failure to appear will be viewed as waiver of oral argument and the court may issue an order that differs from the tentative ruling based on argument presented by those who attend, or based on further consideration of the papers.

 

 

 

126795

Estate of Cruickshank

Motion to Quash, Motion to Determine Title to Assets, Objections//** The parties are ordered to APPEAR.  The motion to quash is DENIED, the parties are ordered to appear for purposes of scheduling the preparation of an account.

Yes

17-0495

Conservatorship of Vellis

Continued to 8-18-17

 

 

 

16-0500

Estate of Casey

Petition to Confirm Sale of Real Property.  The parties are ordered to APPEAR.  No Inventory and Appraisal has been filed to date.  Unless an I&A is filed the petition will be DENIED.

No

17-0496

Conservatorship of Sullivan

Continued to 8-18-17

 

 

 

17-0119

Estate of Muniz

Probate Petition.  The parties are ordered to APPEAR.  There has been no service on Katherin Muniz and bond will have to be set at $215,000 unless only limited authority is granted and all funds are placed in a blocked account. 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

17-0376

 

Berkyto Trust

Petition for Approval of Account, Objection//** APPEAR to address the date to which the matter should be continued.  

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

17-0197

Falk Shopping Center Trust

Petition for Approval of Account, Objection//** The Parties are ordered to APPEAR.  The objections to approval of the account are OVERRULED, and the petition for approval of account is GRANTED.  The request for surcharge is DENIED.

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

17-0418

Guardianship of Hawkins

Petition for Appointment//* The parties are ordered to APPEAR.

No

 

 

 

 

 

17-0475

Baba Trust

Petition to Terminate Trust//** The parties are ordered to APPEAR for appointment of independent counsel to ascertain the conservatee’s best interests and to set an appropriate continued hearing date. . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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