In re Estate of Burmeister

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (1st) 121776
Decision Date: 
May 31, 2013
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co., 6th Div.
Justice: 
GORDON
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Decedent executed a will devising all her property into a trust. Pursuant to will, one adult daughter of decedent was appointed executor of estate and also succeeded decedent as trustee of trust. Once that daughter, as trustee of the trust, requested instructions from probate judge pertaining to a trust matter, she submitted the trust and herself as trustee to jurisdiction of probate court. (LAMPKIN and HALL, concurring.)