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1. Letter of August 24, 1984 to Chairmen or Sub-Committee Chairmen of Probate and Trust Committees of the Bar Associations of all states from John L. Sullivan.Regards constitutional invalidity of creditors’ notice provisions of state probate statutes

2. Memorandum of May 13, 1985 to Board of Governors from Ed Lien regarding notices to known creditors in probate

3. Membership list of the Probate Notice Committee

4. Letter of January 10, 1986 to Judge Thomas S. Williams from James Fullin

5. Letter of February 1, 1986, to Eva M. Soeka from Judge Thomas S. Williams, regarding Probate Notice Committee

6. Letter of February 13, 1986 to James Fullin from Eva M. Soeka. Accompanied by a memorandum of February 12, 1986, to Members of the Judicial Council’s Committee on Probate Notice from Eva M. Soeka regarding constitutionality of Wisconsin Probate Nonclaim Statute. Also accompanied by 100 Wis. 2d 437 In the Matter of Estate of Fessler and Mennonite Board of Missions v. Richard C. Adams

7. February 20, 1986, partial minutes of the Probate Notice Committee meeting

8. Summary of Proceedings of the February 21, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee

9. Membership list of the Probate Notice Committee 1986

10. Summary of Proceedings of the March 21, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee

11. Letter of April 11, 1986 to C. Vernon Howard from Wiley Dinsmore. Accompanied by brief Frederick B. Palazzi, Jr. v. Estate of Robert B. Gardner, Deceased, et. al; case no. CA-85-110135

12. Letter of April 14, 1986 from Eva M. Soeka regarding Judicial Council Probate Notice Committee.Accompanied by the “Statement of Facts from the Appellants and Respondents Opening Brief in the Continental Insurance vs. Moseley case”

13. Summary of Proceedings of the April 18, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee

14. Letter of May 1, 1986 to the Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justices from Judge Thomas S. Williams.Regards amendment of the Rules of Civil, Criminal and Appellate Procedure (Telephone usage)

15. Letter of May 2, 1986 to C. Vernon Howard from Nathaniel Sterling regarding notice to creditors. Includes enclosures:Memorandum 86-23, Study L-1010 – Estates and Trusts Code (Opening Estate Administration – Notice to Creditors); 11/12/85 draft regarding constitutionality of California’s creditor notification; and March 13-14, April 10, 1986 Minutes of meeting of California Law Revision Commission

16. Summary of proceedings of May 16, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee.Accompanied by: Letter of February 13, 1986 to James Fullin from Eva M. Soeka with enclosed memorandum and a copy of In Matter of Estate of Fessler, 100 Wis. 2d 437

17. Letter of June 5, 1986 to Dean Soeka from Wendy Selig regarding notice required for non-claim statutes

18. Letter of June 6, 1986 to Dean Soeka from Wendy Selig regarding novel approach to constitutional deficiencies of nonclaim statutes

19. Letter of June 17, 1986 to Eva and Jim from Judge Thomas S. Williams. Includes enclosures: Letter of June 17, 1986 to Probate Notice Committee from Thomas S. Williams regarding s. 859.01 and copies of s. 859.01 (1) (4-7), s. 859.05, s. 859.07 with commentary

20. Letter of July 8, 1986 to Probate Notice Committee from James Fullin regarding next meeting of committee.Accompanied by: Summary of Proceeding of June 27, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee; Draft B of Probate Notice; copy of James R. Wade, Notice and Due Process in Probate, 10 Probate Notes 356 (1985); and copy of Report of State Laws Committee, 11 Probate Notes 192 (1985)

21. Letter of August 7, 1986 to Judge Thomas A. Williams from James Fullin regarding Probate Draft B

22. Summary of Proceedings of August 22, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee.Accompanied by Probate Notice Draft C

23. Drafter’s Note from the Legislative Reference Bureau dated November 13, 1986 by Rebecca C. Tradewell.Accompanied by analysis by the LRB of s. 859.05, 859.07, 46.10 (11) (b), 49.08, 49.195 (1), 757.66, 766.70 (6) (a), 859.03, 859.15, 859.21 (intro.), 859.29, 859.33 (1), 859.45, 859.47, 865.05 (1), 865.13, 865.16 (1) (a), 859.01, 857.31, 859.02, 859.07 (3) and 859.48

23.1 Summary of proceedings of Sept. 19, 1986, meeting of the Probate Notice Committee

23.2 Probate Notice Draft D, 10-1-86

24. Letter of November 14, 1986 to Probate Notice Committee from James Fullin regarding preliminary LRB draft

25. Summary of Proceedings of November 21, 1986 meeting of the Probate Notice Committee

26. Letter of November 28, 1986 to Judge Thomas S. Williams from Carl J. Rasmussen regarding Wisconsin Judicial Council, Probate Notice Committee

27. Proposed substitute for Section 19, LRB-1011/P1 dated December 13, 1986

28. Letter of January 20, 1987 to Judge Thomas S. Williams from Carl J. Rasmussen regarding Wisconsin Judicial Council Probate Notice Committee. Accompanied by Gibbs v. Estate of Dolan, Estate of Busch v. Ferrell-Dunkin Clinic, Continental Insurance Co. v. Moseley, Gano Farms, Inc. v. Estate of Kleweno, Brunell Leasing Corp. v. Wilkins, Baker National Bank v. Henderson, Chalaby v. Driskell, and New York Merchandise Co. v. Stout

29. Letter of February 3, 1987 to Probate Notice Committee from Tom Williams, Chairman regarding developments since last meeting

30. Notice of February 6, 1987 to Probate Notice Committee from James Fullin regarding February 11, 1987 meeting

31. Letter of February 17, 1987 to Carl J. Rasmussen from Raymond E. Gieringer regarding probate notice

32. Letter of March 9, 1987 to Judge Thomas S. Williams from Eva M. Soeka regarding constitutionality of probate nonclaim statute. Accompanied by draft

33. Letter of April 23, 1987 to Ernest O. Hanson from David F. Stickler regarding objections to amendment of s. 859.02. Accompanied by:Letter of April 22, 1987 to Judicial Council Probate Notice Committee from William J. Sauer; Letter of April 23, 1987 to Ernest O. Hanson from John Bosshard; Letter of April 21, 1987 to Ernest Hanson from John E. Flynn; Letter of April 21, 1987 to Ernest O. Hanson from John K. Flanagan; Letter of April 21, 1987 to Wisconsin Judicial Council from Robert C. Skemp

34. Letter of June 8, 1987 to Judge Thomas S. Williams from Ernest O. Hanson. Accompanied by: copy of Lawyer’s Weekly Report article of May 4, 1987

35. Letter of September 3, 1987 to Probate Notice Committee from James Fullin regarding A.B. 508.Accompanied by: Letter of August 24, 1987 to Ed Lien from Timothy Dempsey regarding AB 508; Letter of August 27, 1987 to F. J. Antoine from Judge Thomas S. Williams regarding AB 508; and 1987 Assembly Bill 508

36. Letter of April 22, 1988, to Probate Notice Committee from James Fullin regarding AB 508

37. Record of Senate Committee Proceedings concerning SB 41

38. August 15, 1989 Testimony of James L. Fullin, Jr. on 1989 Senate Bill 41

39. 1989 Wisconsin Act 96

40. Memorandum to James Fullin from Judge Thomas S. Williams

41. Amendment to Probate Notice Draft (LRB-1011/P1)

42. s. 859.02 (2), s. 859.07 (3), and s. 859.48

43. Mennonite Board of Missions v. Richard C. Adams

44. In the Matter of Estate of Lecic, 104 Wis. 2d 592

45. An Act to repeal 859.05; to renumber and amend 859.07;…, LRB-1011/1

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