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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 as administrator of his mother Viola Baker’s (“Mother”) estate.1 He advances a broad array of challenges, variously attacking the orphan court’s operation of its courtroom, its authority to make decisions with only two judges available, and its discretionary decisions to limit Mr. Baldwin’s authority and retain Mr. Baldwin as the administrator of Mother’s estate, despite a history of representation that Robert claims constitutes a conflict of interest.

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