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Estates and Trusts

ERIKA LYNNE LAWS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Illegal sentence — Restitution In the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Erika Lynne Laws, the appellant, was charged with filing a false document, that is, the will of William Van Croft, III (“the Will”), and perjury ...

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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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