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Estates and Trusts

MARK SMOOT v. DOUGLAS WANNALL

Trusts and estates — Orphan’s court decision — Preclusive effect We are asked to decide whether an orphans’ court’s decision that certain real and personal assets belonged to a decedent individually, and not in her capacity as trustee, at the ...

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ANN PEDERSON, et al. v. ERIC FLESHER

Estates and trusts — Real property deed — Interlocutory appeal This appeal concerns a Deed executed by Ann Pederson, who served as attorney-infact for her mother, Joyce Flesher. The Deed severed a joint tenancy in a residential property between Mrs. ...

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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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