This just in: Jefferson County

Dec. 5
Samuel Futrell v. Sam Kyun Yoon and Tasha Keller Catrow, Trustee
PA-James Kratovil; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Futrell and Yoon have seized possessed a lot in Robins-Bolso Subdivision in Charles Town. The land is subject to a deed of trust and want to make co-owners defendants as well as make James Kratovil special commissioner. Because it is a single family dwelling, the lot is not susceptible to partion of any kind.
Case number: 06-C-403

Dec. 6
Roger Ellis, Beverly Ellis, Linda Mortl, Donna Roberts, David Ellis v. Dennis D. Ellis, executor of the estate of Thelma Lloyd and Dennis D. Ellis, individually
PA-James Kratovil; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Roger Ellis and all believe that Thelma Lloyd was in a diminished
state of physical and mental health that she lacked testamentary capacity to execute her will. They are claiming fraud in the procurement of the will, tortuous interference with inheritance, breach of fiduciary duties as well want an injunction to prevent Dennis D. Ellis of selling any of Lloyd's property. They are requesting a jury trail.
Case number 06-C-404

Dec. 8
Howard Trail v. Daimler Chrysler Corp.
PA-James Kratovil; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Trail purchased a 2005 Dodge Dakota for $28,702 with a trade in
vehicle of $12,000. He claims he had problems with the truck immediately. He had returned the car to the dealership eight times for repairs. He is seeking for the refund of the purchase price and is seeking of damages for the loss of use, annoyance an inconvenience as well as additional costs.
Case number: 06-C-407

Vivian Roth and Michelle Beckner, co-personal representatives of the estate of Billy Wayne Carroll, deceased v. Ronald E. Marcus, Terry L. Marcus, Lana S. Shultz and Karen K. Lack doing business as Marcus Enterprises, a partnership; Marcus Enterprises Inc. and Marcus Enterprises LLC, its successor; Marcus Townhomes LLC and C. Leeds Corbin d/b/a CL Corbin Construction
PA-Robert D. Aitchenson, David Greenburg and Christopher D. Janelle; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Roth and Beckner claim that Carroll was shocked and killed while
installing material on a construction site for Marcus Enterprises. Carroll's representatives claim the construction company didn't receive the proper approval from the City of Ranson or the power company. Carroll's estate claims to have sustained damages and losses and is seeking for medical and related expenses of $23,000 as well as funeral expenses of $11,5000. The plaintiffs demand a trial by jury.
Case number: 06-C-408

Shepherdstown Men's Club Foundation Inc. v. Jefferson County Board of Zoning Appeals, Twin Oaks Subdivision LLC, Peter Corum, Twin Oaks Subdivision LLC and J. Edward Slonaker
PA-Braun A. Hamstead; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* The Men's Club claims that application for Twin Oaks Subdivision was improperly executed and the Board of Zoning Appeals failed to identify the owners of the real estate. The club is seeking a petition of writ certiorari. A hearing has been set for 10 a.m. Feb. 8 in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 100 E. Washington St., 2nd Floor, Charles Town.
Case number: 06-C-409

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