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Portola Reporter Public Notices for the week of 11/16/16

Estate of Steffanic NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE of Josephine C. Steffanic, decedent Case Number PR16-00056 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Josephine C. Steffanic A Petition For Probate has been filed by: Peter C. Hentschel in the Superior Court of California, County of Plumas. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that: Peter C. Hentschel be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s wills and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Dec. 12, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., at the Superior Court of California, County of Plumas, Dept. 2, Courthouse, 520 Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Jennifer McQuarrie, PO Box 1151, Quincy, CA 95971, 805-252-1080, SBN: 191730 Endorsed Nov. 2, 2016 Deborah Norrie, Clerk of the Court By K. Green, Deputy Clerk. Published PR, Nov. 9, 16, 23, 2016| Proposed name change SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF PLUMAS 520 Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 Petition of KELSEY HENSON IN PRO PER for change of name ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: CV16-00166 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner KELSEY HENSON filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: GAUGE BRETT MICHAELS JOHNSON to Proposed name: GAUGE MICHAEL HENSON. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: Dec. 12, 2016 Time: 9:30 a.m., Dept. Two. The address of the court is same as noted above. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county (specify newspaper): Portola Reporter. Date: Oct. 31, 2016. /s/ Janet A. Hilde, Judge of the Superior Court. Filed: Oct. 31, 2016. Deborah Norrie, Clerk of the Court, By P. Marchetti, Deputy Clerk Published PR Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016| Estate of Murray NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE of WILLIAM R. MURRAY, aka WILLIAM RUSSELL MURRAY, WILLIAM MURRAY, WILLIAM RUSSELL PATRICK MURRAY, decedent Case Number PR16-0054 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: William R. Murray, aka William Russell Murray, William Murray, William Russell Patrick Murray A Petition For Probate has been filed by: Tina Murray in the Superior Court of California, County of Plumas. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that: Tina Murray be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Dec. 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., at the Superior Court of California, County of Plumas, Room 104, Dept. 2, Courthouse, 520 Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Dirk Potter, 20 Independence Circle, Chico, CA 95973, (530) 342-6144, SBN: 107091. Endorsed Nov. 2, 2016 Deborah Norrie, Clerk of the Court By P. Marchetti, Deputy Clerk. Published PR Nov. 16, 23, 30, 2016| Notice The Sierra Valley Resource Conservation District will consider a resolution to reduce the membership on its Board of Directors from seven (7) to five (5) members at its meeting on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at the Forest Service Ranger Station in Sierraville, beginning at 2.p.m. The meeting is open to the public. Published PR Nov. 16, 2016|