California Supreme Court Watch

May 11, 2022
#22-130 Balistreri v. Balistreri, S273909.

#22-130 Balistreri v. Balistreri, S273909. (A162222; 75 Cal.App.5th 511; San Francisco County Superior Court; PTR20303610.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a probate proceeding. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Haggerty v. Thornton, S271483 (#21-562), which presents the following issue: Can a trust be modified according to the statutory procedures for revocation of a trust (Prob. Code, ยง 15401) if the trust instrument itself sets forth identical procedures for modification and revocation?

Review granted; briefing deferred: 5/11/2022

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.