Probate Department Tentative Rulings for Tuesday

Probate Tentative Rulings

Department 28-Courtroom 2F

Hon. George A. Miram

May 22, 2018

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


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Court Call OK?

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Conservatorship of Vogel

Estate of O’Connor

Ho Revocable Trust


Berkyto Trust

Petition for Instructions//**GRANTED absent cogent objection raised at the hearing.



**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. 




James and Grace Ho Trust

Motion to Compel Discovery, Objection//**GRANTED. The objection is OVERRULED. The financial information requested, while extensive, goes to the heart of the dispute. See Rawnsley v. Superior Court (1986) 183 Cal App 3d 86, 91.  All sanctions are denied as the court finds substantial justification for the objection as to the scope of the request.



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





Guardianship of Lombera

Appointment, SIJS//*Appear.



Conservatorship of Kelleher

Continued to 7-9-18





Sanchez Trust

Petition to Appoint Successor Trustee, Objection//**  APPEAR


















































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