Tentative Rulings, Nevada City - Probate

 

6-21-19 Probate 

1. P15113 Griffin Trust

The Sixth Account and requested fees are approved. No appearances are required.

2. P15525 Conservatorship of Leota Martin

The unopposed Petition for Substituted Judgment to Amend Trust to Designate Successor Trustee and to Create Special Needs Trust, and the request for attorneys fees, is granted. No appearances are required.

3. P16113 Jennings Trust

The Third and Final Account is approved. No appearances are required.

4. P16300 Conservatorship of Augustia Mon

The Second and Final Account is approved. No appearances are required.

5. P16362 Estate of John Hatch

The Petition for Preliminary Distribution is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

6. P16486 Estate of Violet Bruno

The Petition to Administer Estate is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

7. P16506 Conservatorship of Gloria Jones

On the courts own motion, the Petition to Appoint Conservator is continued to July 19, 2019, at 9:00 am in Dept. 6. The courts file is missing the medical capacity declaration in support. In addition, due to the request for dementia orders, attorney Valerie Logsdon is appointed as counsel for the conservatee. No appearances are required.

8. P16509 Estate of Christopher Peterson

The Petition to Administer Estate is continued on the courts own motion to July 19, 2019, at 9:00 am in Dept. 6. The wrong notice form was used. Mandatory form DE-121 is required. Additionally, the courts file is missing signed Duties. No appearances are required.


9. P16514 Estate of Ronald Smoley

The Spousal Property Petition is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

10. P12001 Conservatorship of Jana Jackson

On the courts own motion, the Review Hearing is continued to July 19, 2019, at 9:00 am in Dept. 6. Additionally, on the courts own motion, attorney Barry Pruett is re-appointed as counsel for the conservatee based on conservatees objections to the continuation of the conservatorship. No appearances are required.
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Angela L. Bradrick, research attorney for the Superior Court of Nevada County, will act as judge pro tem on this Court's probate calendar and has issued these tentative rulings. Any party who does not wish to stipulate to her hearing this matter must notify the other parties and then notify the Court's judicial assistant at (530) 265-1380, by 4:00 p.m. on the court day prior to the hearing date. Since no judge will be available for this probate calendar, if any party declines to stipulate, the matter will be continued to July 5, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. If all parties stipulate to Angela L. Bradrick hearing the matter but wish to argue at the hearing, they must notify the Courts judicial assistant by 4:00 p.m. on the court day prior to hearing. If you do not so notify the parties or the Court, the tentative ruling shall become the final ruling. California Rule of Court 3.1308, Local Rule 8.27. Any argument is limited to five minutes.

YOU MAY SCHEDULE A TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE (AT LEAST TWO COURT DAYS PRIOR TO HEARING) USING VCOURT AT THE FOLLOWING INTERNET SITE: http://nccourt.net/onlinesvcs/vcourt.shtml
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