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Tentative Rulings, Nevada City - Probate

>REVISED Tentative Rulings for Friday, September 19, 2014

REVISED Tentative Rulings for Friday, September 19, 2014 

1. P13297 Conservatorship of Rhiannon Richardson

Conservatorship to continue. The next review hearing is set for September 16, 2016 at 9:00 am. The court investigation fee is waived. No appearances are required.

2. P13386 Conservatorship of Patricia Kepler

The 7th Accounting and the requests for fees is approved. The objection to the $150 incurred for ďplacementĒ activities is overruled. Ms. Griffiths is directed to file and serve a final accounting by November 3, 2014. No appearances are required.

3. P14336 Conservatorship of Sarah Dunigan

Conservatorship to continue. The next review hearing is set for September 16, 2016 at 9:00 am. The court investigation fee is waived. No appearances are required.

4. P14768 Conway Trust

Appearances are required for hearing on the Petition to Enforce Settlement Agreement.

5. P14856 Conservatorship of Debbie Windus

Conservatorship to continue. The next review hearing is set for September 16, 2016 at 9:00 am. The court investigation fee is waived. No appearances are required.

REVISED 6. P14879 Estate of Claus Sievert

The Petition for Final Distribution is granted with the distribution as follows: personal property is to be distributed according to the 3/2/07 will with any personal property not listed to be divided between decedentís brother and sister equally. The real property is to be distributed pursuant to the 5/8/07 will. No appearances are required.

7. P15389 Estate of Ginette Funkhouser

The Petition for Final Distribution is continued on the courtís own motion to October 10, 2014, at 9:00 am. The Dept. of Health Care Services filed a request for special notice of June 7, 2013, and DHS was not served with this petition. Petitioner shall serve DHS with this petition by September 19, 2014, and file proof of service with the court by September 26, 2014. No appearances are required.


8. P15450 Estate of Scott Brooks

The Petition for Order Authorizing Administrator to Hire and Pay Retainer for New Mexico Probate Attorney to Open an Ancillary Probate is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

9. Estate of Kirkland Robertson

The Petition for Final Distribution is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

10. P15663 Estate of Leslie Orr

The Petition to Determine Succession to Real Property is denied. Petitioner Leslie Sears requests that the Ĺ interest in real property is confirmed to her. However, the will gives the property to Larry, Terry, Daniel, Jackie, Timothy, and Petitioner in equal shares. No explanation for this unequal distribution is set forth. No appearances are required.

11. P15666 Conservatorship of James Francis

The Petition to Appoint Temporary Conservator is denied. The courtís file is missing a signed and dated proof of service. Additionally, there is no proof of service of the citation on the conservatee and no medical capacity declaration in support. No appearances are required.

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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.