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Estates and Trusts

ROBERT L. BAKER v. JOSEPH M. BAKER

Estates and trusts — Motion to remove administrator — Conflict of interest Robert Baker (“Robert”) challenges a May 26, 2016 Order of the Orphan’s Court for St. Mary’s County denying his petition and motions to remove Samuel C. P. Baldwin ...

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RONDA ROLAND v. OLUBUNMI DARAMAJA

Estates and trusts — Execution of will — Mental capacity Following a bench trial, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County granted appellee Olubunmi Daramaja’s petition to caveat the last will and testament of Gisela Ruark. In this appeal, appellant ...

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LINDA ANN DOUGLAS v. CHARLENE JOHNSON

Estates and trusts — Removal of personal representative — Notice After the death of her mother, Linda Douglas, appellant, was appointed as the personal representative of her mother’s estate. Soon after, disagreements between appellant and her brother, Robert Douglas III, ...

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IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DIANE Z. KIRSCH

Estates and trusts — Personal representative — Standing Before her death, Diane Kirsch attempted to convey a partnership interest to a trust for the benefit of her companion, Wayne Cullen. A federal district court determined that the partnership agreement prohibited ...

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JEANNE ELLIS v. SAMIRA JONES

Estates and trusts — Petition to caveat last will and testament — Motion to admit earlier will This case originated with a petition to caveat the last will and testament of John Moore, filed by Jeanne Ellis in the Orphans’ ...

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IN THE MATTER OF FRANCIS P. GRIFFITH, JR.

Estates and trusts — Calculation of assets — Checking account This case originated in the Circuit Court for Calvert County and stems from allegations that the appellee, Christine Musselman, in her role as successor trustee, mismanaged The Francis P. Griffith, ...

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