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Estate of Daniel Avington, Deceased
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1002 DE of 2017 (Herron, Monday, April 23, 2018)

Topic: Declaratory Judgement - will construction

Date Rendered
4/23/2018

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Estate of Gloria G. Capobianco, Power of Attorney
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1371 PR of 2016 (Herron, Wednesday, May 09, 2018)

Topic: Power of Attorney - estate plan, trust creation

Date Rendered
4/18/2018

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Estate of Lillian Powell
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.21 DE of 2013 (Carrafiello, Thursday, April 12, 2018)

Topic: will contest-nonsuit-forfeiture clause-probable cause

Date Rendered
4/12/2018

Judge
Carrafiello

Case Information
Estate of John Norman, an Incapacitated Person
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1063 IC of 2017 (Herron, Monday, April 02, 2018)

Topic: Motion for Reconsideration - best interests, abuse of discretion, conflict of interest, relevance

Date Rendered
4/2/2018

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Raymond and Ruth Perelman Education Foundation Under Trust Agreement dated August 21, 1995
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.519 IV of 2013 (Herron, Wednesday, January 24, 2018)

Topic: Approval of Joint Settlment despite Objections by Attorney General

Date Rendered
1/24/2018

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Estate of Alberta Wiggs, Deceased
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No. 1043 AP of 2016 (Herron, J. August 30, 2017)

Topic: Will Contest - Petitioner failed to meet her burden of proof for a prima facie case that her mother's will was invalid due to undue influence or lack of testamentary capacity - Petitioner failed to present sufficient evidence of weakened intellect, confid

Date Rendered
8/30/2017

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Rose Phillips
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.539 AI of 2017 (Overton, Monday, August 28, 2017)

Topic: Incapacity Hearing; abuse of discretion; weight of evidence; expert witness

Date Rendered
8/28/2017

Judge
Overton

Case Information
ROSA SIMMONS
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.805 AI of 2016 (Overton, Wednesday, May 10, 2017)

Topic: Independent Medical Evaluation; Consitutional Right to Privacy; Interlocutory Appeal

Date Rendered
5/10/2017

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Estate of Hollis Gordon, Sr., Deceased
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.955 AP of 2014 (Herron, Monday, March 20, 2017)

Topic: Standing/Statute of Limitations for Will Appeal—Intestate heir who received $0 under challenged will and $5 under prior will had no standing to challenge will; threadbare allegation of fraudulent will insufficient to extend one year time limit for appeal.

Date Rendered
3/20/2017

Judge
Herron

Case Information
CATHERINE E. DUNN
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1544 AP of 2015 (Overton, Monday, January 23, 2017)

Topic: Account Objections; POA; fiduciary duty

Date Rendered
1/23/2017

Judge
Overton

Case Information
OTTO C. NAY, JR
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1034 DE of 2014 (Overton, Thursday, December 15, 2016)

Topic: Declaratory Judgment; Dead Man's Act; Gifts

Date Rendered
12/15/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Estate of Anne V. Ballinger
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
545 AP of 2013

Topic: 20 Pa.C.S § 3521 not applicable to probate appeals—Lack of standing to object to settlement agreement—Party with no standing to object not entitled to notice.

Date Rendered
11/9/2016

Judge
Carrafiello

Case Information
Norma Guzman
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1435 IC of 2015 (Overton, Monday, November 07, 2016)

Topic: appealing guardian of the person and estate

Date Rendered
11/7/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Carole Lourente
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1326 AP of 2015 (Overton, Friday, October 21, 2016)

Topic: Appeal from Register

Date Rendered
10/21/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Trust Under Agreement of Edward Winslow Taylor
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No. 3563 IV of 1939 (Herron, J. October 18, 2016)

Topic: Declaratory Judgment/Citation Issuance - Orphans' Court had discretion to Deny a Citation Where the Underlying Petition for Declaratory Judgment Raised Moot Issues Previously Settled by Family Agreement and Adjudication- Petiton for Delcalratory Judgment

Date Rendered
10/18/2016

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Sydney Rothberg
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.673 AP of 2009 (Overton, Friday, September 09, 2016)

Topic: Appeal from sustaining perliminary objections

Date Rendered
9/9/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Mary Griffin
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.51 DE of 2010 (Overton, Monday, August 15, 2016)

Topic: Partition

Date Rendered
8/15/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Estate of Thomas Brawner Sr.
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1043 --Select-- of 2014 (Carrafiello, Thursday, July 21, 2016)

Topic: Timeliness of exceptions and appeal - Attorney/client relationship - Scope of representation - Attorney liability

Date Rendered
7/21/2016

Judge
Carrafiello

Case Information
Estate of Marion B. McCoy
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.204 AP of 2016 (Herron, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)

Topic: Testamentary Capacity/Destroyed Will - Probate of unsigned copy of Will upheld: insufficient evidence that Testator lacked testamentary capacity; presumption of revocation by destruction rebutted; probated Will was a correct copy of the original document

Date Rendered
7/13/2016

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Estate of Henry Anhalt, Sr., Deceased
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.413 DE of 2015 (Herron, Tuesday, September 11, 2018)

Topic: Attorney Fined for Contempt in Failing to Comply with Discovery Order under 42 Pa.C.S.A. 4132(2)

Date Rendered
7/12/2016

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Anna Nicolo
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.1458 IC of 2014 (Overton, Monday, July 11, 2016)

Topic: Petition for Surcharge

Date Rendered
7/11/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Estate of John C. Whitehead, Deceased
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No. 1418 DE of 2004 (Herron, J., June 15, 2016)

Topic: Administrator/Removal - Administrator of decedent's estate was properly removed for failing to file an account in compliance with court approved stipulation by his counsel where the rights of the beneficiaries were in jeopardy

Date Rendered
6/15/2016

Judge
Herron

Case Information
Wissahickon Playground
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.265 IP of 2015 (Overton, Tuesday, February 09, 2016)

Topic: Injunction

Date Rendered
2/9/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
Marian Burrell
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
O.C. No.805 DE of 2013 (Overton, Wednesday, November 04, 2015)

Topic: 1/5 share of proceeds of a sale

Date Rendered
1/6/2016

Judge
Overton

Case Information
The Estate of Margaret Nagy McFadden, Deceased
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Division
The Estate of Margaret Nagy McFadden, Deceased, Dated January 6, 2016

Topic: Real Estate Priority of Claims

Date Rendered
1/6/2016

Judge
Carrafiello

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