NO. 4-08-0151 Filed 11/21/08
IN THE APPELLATE COURT
PATRICIA A. LAUBNER and PAMELA A.
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., Trustee;
DEBORAH B. ALLEY, Trustee; and SARAH
A. MANGES, SUSAN A. MERTZ, KELSEY L.
DENNIS, COURTNEY L. LARSON, KRISTIN
A. LARSON, WILLIAM CURVIN LARSON,
LAWSON M. MERTZ, EMILY MANGES, HALEY
M. MANGES, and All Future Descendants
of WILLIAM J. ALLEY, Deceased,
Circuit Court of
Robert J. Eggers,
JUSTICE COOK delivered the opinion of the court:
On October 31, 2007, plaintiffs Patricia A. Laubner and
Pamela A. Larson filed an amended petition to remove codefendant
Deborah B. Alley as trustee and to modify the distributions being
made from the trusts. On November 30, 2007, defendants, co-trustees
Deborah B. Alley and JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., filed a
motion to dismiss. Following a hearing on January 25, 2008, the
trial court granted defendants' motion to dismiss. Plaintiffs
appealed. We affirm.
William J. Alley, deceased, had four daughters: Patri-cia
A. Laubner (plaintiff), Pamela A. Larson (plaintiff), Sarah
A. Manges, and Susan A. Mertz. Patricia has one child, Kelsey L.