Unreported

JENNIFER SIMON v. KAREN BUSHELL (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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DEBBIE K. SOUDER v. DAPHNE E. SOUDER (access required)

Probate — Sanctions — Attorney’s fees Debbie K. Souder, the appellant, asks this Court to reverse an award of attorneys’ fees and expenses entered by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against her and in favor of Daphne E. Souder, ...

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FRANK BUCOLO v. DIANA BUCOLO VAN DYKE (access required)

Trusts and estates — Discovery violation — Sanction Appellant, Frank Bucolo (Frank) sued his sister, appellee, Diana Bucolo-Van Dyke (Diana), as trustee of a trust that their father, Salvatore Bucolo (Salvatore), created in 2001. The trust provided that when Salvatore ...

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JOSEPH STEINBERG v. PAMELA MAYER (access required)

Wills, trusts and estates — Litigation — Genuine dispute of material fact Pamela Mayer and Joseph Steinberg are estranged siblings who are fighting over the assets of their aunt. In her will, the aunt, Bernice Weck, bequeaths the proceeds of ...

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EDGAR C. BRADFORD v. HELEN M. SMITH (access required)

Estates and trusts — Personal representative — Motion to remove In the Orphans’ Court for Montgomery County, Edgar Bradford, the appellant, filed a motion to remove Helen Smith, Esquire, the appellee, as successor personal representative of the Estate of Christine ...

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