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Estate of Clementi, G039223

Denial of petition to revoke probate is affirmed where: 1) the deceased manifested a sufficient intent to create a charitable trust through his will, although his will does not identify a specific charity; and 2) the deceased's stated intent to "give the balance of my assets to a charitable foundation or trust" is sufficient to create the trust.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/27/2008
  • Published 08/27/2008

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Langston Williams and Gerold G. Williams for Contestants and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Glicker & Associates and Brian Glicker, Sherman Oaks, for Objector and Respondent Richard E. Weisz., Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Belinda J. Johns, Assistant Attorney General, and James M. Cordi, Deputy Attorney General, for Objector and Respondent Attorney General of the State of California.
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