Tentative Rulings for Friday, August 1, 2014
1. P15034 Conservatorship of Homer Montgomery
The 3rd Accounting and requested fees are approved. The 4th Accounting and requested fees are approved. The Review Hearing is continued on the courtís own motion to August 29, 2014, at 9:00 am, to allow additional time for receipt of the court investigation review report. No appearances are required.
2. P15234 Estate of Harriet Webber
The Petition for Final Distribution is dropped. An Amended Petition has been filed and is set for hearing on August 22, 2014. No appearances are required.
3. P15400 Estate of Michael King
The Petition for Final Distribution is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.
4. P15492 Conservatorship of Dorothy Mufale
The First and Final Accounting and the requested fees are approved. The conservator is discharged. No appearances are required.
5. P15620 Estate of Carol Hollingsworth
The Petition to Administer Estate is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.
6. P15638 Estate of Leonard Lewis
The Petition to Administer Estate is granted as prayed contingent upon receipt of proof of publication. No appearances are required.
7. P15640 Smith Trust
Appearances are required for hearing on the Petition to Determine Existence of Trust by Petitioner, Petitionerís counsel, and trustee. Trustee is directed to bring a copy of the trust, along with any amendments, to court. The court notes that the petition referenced Exhibits A and B, but no exhibits are attached to the petition in the courtís file.
8. P15643 Conservatorship of Christopher Howie
The Petition to Appoint Conservator of the Estate is continued on the courtís own motion to August 29, 2014, at 9:00 am. The court is missing the proof of service of citation, the medical capacity declaration, and the court investigation report. No appearances are required.
9. 10676 Conservatorship of Richard Gauvin
Appearances are required for the Petition to Fix Residence Outside of California. Petitioner failed to file a Notice and Proof of Service as directed by this court on July 11, 2014. CourtCall is permitted.
This is the Courtís tentative ruling. Attorneys and parties are urged to review the tentative rulings prior to the scheduled hearing, notify the opposing side if they intend to appear at the hearing and notify the law and motion/probate judicial assistant at (530) 265-1273 by 4:00 p.m. the court day preceding the hearing. Local Rule 8.27.
Unless the court orders otherwise, the court does not provide court reporters for probate hearings or proceedings at court expense. Any litigant who wants a record of the hearing or proceeding must arrange for the presence of a court reporter at his or her expense. Local Rule 10.00.3B.