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Gallagher v. Estate of Stepfield

Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth District

July 15, 2013

PATRICIA S. GALLAGHER Plaintiff-Appellant
v.
ESTATE OF JEANNE STEPFIELD Defendant-Appellee

Appeal from the Stark County Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division, Case No. 201837

For Defendant-Appellee JOHN D. CLARK ALETHA M. CARVER Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.

For Plaintiff-Appellant CHARLES A. KENNEDY Kennedy, Cicconetti, Knowlton & Buytendyk, L.P.A.

Hon. W. Scott Gwin, P.J. Hon. William B. Hoffman, J. Hon. Patricia A. Delaney, J.

OPINION

Hoffman, J.

{¶1} Plaintiff-appellant Patricia S. Gallagher appeals the June 22, 2012 Judgment Entry entered by the Stark County Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division, which overruled her Objections to Apportionment of Estate Taxes and Exceptions to Account. Defendant-appellee is Sandra S. Brockman, Executor of the Estate of Jeanne Stepfield.

STATEMENT OF THE FACTS AND CASE

{¶2} Jeanne P. Stepfield ("Decedent"), mother of Appellant Patricia S. Gallagher ("Gallagher") and Appellee Sandra S. Brockman ("Brockman"), died on November 29, 2007. Decedent's Will was admitted to probate on December 12, 2007. The probate court appointed Brockman as Executrix on January 28, 2008.

{¶3} Decedent's Will provided, in relevant part:

One Bequest/Devise to Daughter

I do give and bequeath any and all of the shares of stock which I may own at the time of my decease in Brenn-Field Nursing Center, Inc., hereby intending to give and bequeath all my right, title and interest in facility known as Brenn-Field Nursing Center, Inc. to my daughter Sandra a. [sic] Brockman to be hers absolutely and forever.
I do give, devise and bequest to my daughter, Sandra A. Brockman, any and all real estate which I may own at the time of my decease located in both the City of Orrville and in the Township of Green, Wayne County, Ohio to be hers absolutely and forever specifically including by not limited to the following described real estate or any part thereof remain in the even [sic] any portion of said real estate has been sold prior to my decease:
A. 13.471 acres located in * * *Township of Green, Wayne county [sic], Ohio together with all structures and improvements thereon, if any, subject to any encumbrances due thereon.
B. 46.5501 acres located in* * * Township of Green, Wayne County, Ohio together with all structures and improvements thereon, if any, ...

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