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August 1, 2013

Will Contest Case Succeeds at Appeal

Attorney Scott Kelly, representing the defendant, prevailed at the Court of Appeals in a will contest matter.  In this appeal from a district court order in probate proceedings, the plaintiff challenged the district court’s adoption of the county taxing authority’s estimated market value as the fair market value of certain real property.  The Court of Appeals agreed with the district court that the district court’s finding of fair market value had meaningful and adequate evidentiary support and was not clearly erroneous. This was the second appeal arising from a dispute over the administration of the estate and Scott worked closely...
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Scott Kelly Presents Stray Voltage Update at NRECA Seminar

Attorney Scott Kelly presented his Stray Voltage Update at the 2013 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Legal Seminar on June 7 in National Harbor, MD, just outside Washington, D.C.   NRECA is the national service organization for more than 900 not-for-profit rural electric cooperatives and public power districts providing retail electric service to more than 42 million consumers in 47 states and whose retail sales account for approximately 12 percent of total electricity sales in the United States.  The NRECA Legal Seminar provided updates on key legal, regulatory, legislative and governance issues by industry experts.  Scott’s Stray Voltage seminar focused...
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