Unreported

JOSEPH G. RAYMAN, III V. WAYNE D. RAYMAN

Estates and trusts — Petition to remove personal representative — Timeliness This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Harford County, sitting as the Orphans’ Court for Harford County, denying a Petition for ...

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DEANNA McELWEE, ET AL. v. DORIS WILLIAMS

Estates and trusts — Fiduciary relationship — Undue influence This appeal arises from a trial in the Circuit Court for Howard County in which the trial court, sitting as the finder of fact, found in favor of Doris Williams (“Doris”), ...

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DAWN PERLMUTTER, et al. v. TRINA VARONE, et al.

Civil litigation — Default judgment — Res judicata In this appeal from a civil action in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Dawn Perlmutter and Thomas Bolick, appellants, challenge the court’s failure to enter default judgment against appellee Scott Perlmutter, ...

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JENNIFER SIMON v. KAREN BUSHELL

Estates and trusts — Personal representative — Priority statute The purpose of this litigation was to determine who should be the personal representative of the estate of Kevin Bushell. The choices were Kevin Bushell’s wife, Jennifer Simon, the Appellant here, ...

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DARRYL ANTHONY TAYLOR v. MARION FISHER, et al

Estates and trusts — Redistribution agreement — Enforceability This family dispute is, at its heart, an issue of contract interpretation, with some procedural questions peppered in. Darryl Anthony Taylor appeals from the decision of the Circuit Court of Charles County ...

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MEVLUD KIKNADZE v. DENIS ELIS

Estates and trusts — Will — Validity A valid will may be revoked during the testator’s lifetime in several ways under Md. Code, Estates & Trusts (“ET”) § 4-105(1) & (2) (1974, 2017 Repl. Vol.)1 , including by “provision in ...

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