California Court of Appeal
Estate of Shellenbarger, b202854
Denial of petition to exclude natural father's entitlement to distribution in decedent's estate is affirmed where a probate court may not, on principles of equity, disinherit a natural parent who abandons a child who later dies intestate.
- Decided 12/29/2008
- Published 12/29/2008
- YEGAN, J.
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Paniz & Kossoff, Kenneth Kossoff, Westlake Village, Lascher & Lascher, Wendy C. Lascher, Ventura, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Law Offices of Mary Quin, Mary Quin, Camarillo, for Respondent.