California Court of Appeals, Fourth District, First Division
APPEAL from an order of the Superior Court of San Diego County, No. 37-2013-00062564-PR-TR-CTL Julia C. Kelety, Judge.
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Niddrie Fish & Addams, David A. Niddrie and John S. Addams for Plaintiff and Appellant.
No appearance for Defendant and Respondent.
Daniel Ukkestad, who is a co trustee of the Larry Gene Mabee Revocable Trust (the Trust), appeals from the probate court's order denying his petition to confirm that two parcels of real property are part of the Trust's assets. We conclude that the probate court erred in denying the petition, and we accordingly reverse the probate court's order and remand with directions that the probate court enter an order granting the petition.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
Larry Gene Mabee, who died on December 16, 2012, executed a First Amendment and Complete Restatement of the Trust on December 7, 2012 (the Trust Instrument), appointing himself as the trustee. On that same date,
Mabee also executed a will, which contains a pour-over provision giving the residue of the estate to ...