THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT IS SOLICITING AMICUS BRIEFS OR MEMORANDA FROM INTERESTED PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING MATTER PENDING BEFORE THE COURT
ARGUMENT IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 2009
AMICUS SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 17, 2009
Ruth M. Hobden, executrix v. Lucy B. Breitenbach & others
Whether, in the circumstances, a will should be reformed in order to create a charitable remainder annuity trust under the Internal Revenue Code in order to minimize Federal and State estate taxes and to maximize the distributions to the charitable remainder beneficiaries.
Interested parties may file their briefs in the Office of the Clerk for the Commonwealth, John Adams Courthouse, Suite 1-400, Pemberton Square, Boston MA 02108-1724 (Telephone 617-557-1020). Parties filing amicus briefs are expected to comply with the requirements of Rules 17, 19 and 20 of Mass. Rules of Appellate Procedure. Amicus briefs, to assist the court, should focus on the ramifications of a decision and not solely on the interests of the parties filing such briefs.
|Susan Mellen, Clerk|
May 20, 2009