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Estate of Finch

Docket No. 20210029
Oral Argument: Waived

Docket Info

Title
In the Matter of the Estate of Janel Finch, deceased

Christine Binstock, Personal Representative, Petitioner and Appellee
v.
Mathew Finch, Respondent and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : PROBATE - WILLS - TRUSTS
Appeal From
Case No. 2019-PR-00030
Southwest Judicial District, Stark County
Dann Edward Greenwood
2021 ND 159963 N.W.2d 754

Highlight

A decision on a petition to remove a personal representative rests within the district court’s sound discretion.

A district court’s decision whether to award attorney’s fees incurred by a personal representative to be paid from the estate will not be reversed absent a clear abuse of discretion.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
05/24/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF W/ADDENDUM View
06/23/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
07/09/2021 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Brian C. Balstad - 06502
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Jordan Lee Selinger - 08454

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 02/01/2021 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 02/01/2021
2 02/01/2021 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 02/10/2021
3 02/03/2021 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 02/03/2021 Notice served on Brian C. Balstad & Jordan L. Selinger
5 03/02/2021 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED MARCH 1, 2021 (ENTRY NOS. 1-57)
6 04/12/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED NOVEMBER 13, 2020
7 04/12/2021 Certificate of Service for Transcript
8 05/24/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF W/ADDENDUM View
9 05/24/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellant (withdrawn)
10 05/24/2021 APPELLANT APPENDIX
11 05/26/2021 Rec'd $33 e-filing surcharge for ATA (receipt #28146)
12 05/27/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of ATB & ATA from CSD
13 06/23/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
14 06/24/2021 Rec'd non-substantive corrections to AEB (pg numbering, cert of compliance)
15 06/24/2021 Rec'd c.o.s. for corrections to AEB
16 06/28/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of AEB from CSD
17 07/07/2021 Non-Compliant RYB rec'd; given until 7/14/21 to revise (length)
18 07/07/2021 Request for Oral Argument Withdrawn
19 07/09/2021 REPLY BRIEF View
20 07/12/2021 ORAL ARGUMENT WAIVED - NO REQUESTS FOR ORAL ARGUMENT
21 07/12/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of RYB from CSD
22 08/04/2021 APPEARANCES: Wavied under N.D.R.App.P. 34(a)(1)(c)
23 08/04/2021 ARGUED: Wavied under N.D.R.App.P. 34(a)(1)(c)
24 08/26/2021 DISPOSITION
25 08/26/2021 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Jensen, Jon J. View
26 08/26/2021 Costs taxed in favor of Appellee
27 08/26/2021 Judgment View
28 09/17/2021 MANDATE