IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FRED DAVID FORREST, SR., DECEASED: DIANE FORREST, APPELLANT
FRED DAVID FORREST, JR., JOHN EDWARD FORREST, ERIC CLAYTON FORREST AND TIMOTHY DANIEL FORREST, APPELLEES
As Corrected June 4, 2015.
COURT FROM WHICH APPEALED: ADAMS COUNTY CHANCERY COURT. DATE OF JUDGMENT: 01/06/2014. TRIAL JUDGE: HON. GEORGE WARD. TRIAL COURT DISPOSITION: DIVIDED ESTATE ASSETS.
DIANE FORREST, APPELLANT, Pro se.
JOHN EDWARD FORREST, APPELLEE, Pro se.
ERIC CLAYTON FORREST, Pro se.
TIMOTHY DANIEL FORREST, Pro se.
FRED DAVID FORREST JR., Pro se.
BEFORE IRVING, P.J., ISHEE AND CARLTON, JJ. LEE, C.J., IRVING AND GRIFFIS, P.JJ., BARNES, ROBERTS, MAXWELL, FAIR AND JAMES, JJ., CONCUR. CARLTON, J., CONCURS IN RESULT ONLY WITHOUT SEPARATE WRITTEN OPINION.
NATURE OF THE CASE: CIVIL - WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES
[¶1] Diane Forrest appeals pro se challenging an order issued by the Adams County Chancery Court regarding the closing of her late husband's estate. Due to Diane's failure to cite any authority in her appeal, we are faced with a procedural bar. Therefore, we affirm the chancery court's order.
STATEMENT OF FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
[¶2] Fred Forrest and Diane were married on July 1, 1995. Fred had been married twice before and had four sons: Fred Forrest Jr.; John Forrest; Eric Forrest; and Timothy Forrest (collectively " Fred's sons" ). During his marriage to Diane, Fred was employed as a service technician with Coca-Cola Inc. On December 19, 1995, he sustained a work-related injury, which led to paralysis. His injury caused him to lose his job in January 1997, and he died unexpectedly from sepsis on November 10, 2010. At the time of his death, Fred owned a home and an empty lot with his wife, a handicap-accessible van, and limited personal property. In addition, prior to his death, Fred had settled a claim with the Workers' Compensation Commission in the amount of $30,000. ...