Order to Show Cause
August 16th, 2014 @ 8:19 am

So … out of the blue I received an “Order to Show Cause” from the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court of Volusia County’s Probate Division. The document states that, “nothing has been filed to adequately respond to the Court’s Order dated 6/03/2014.” I have no idea what that Court Order could have been; I never received […]

Filing Received
August 1st, 2013 @ 8:04 am

  From: Katie Perez To: David V. Gagne Sent: August 1, 2013 @ 08:04 AM PDT Subject: FW: Filing Received Mr. Gagne: The below message confirms filing for the Inventory in Volusia County. I have attached a copy of the fully executed Inventory for your records as well. Thank you and have a great day. […]

July 31st, 2013 @ 10:54 am

  From: Kelly Mathis To: David V. Gagne CC: Katie Perez Sent: July 31, 2013 @ 10:15 AM PDT David, Please sign the attached if accurate and return to me via fax or email and regular mail. Thanks, Kelly Attachment: Inventory.docx     From: David Gagne To: Kelly Mathis CC: Katie Perez Sent: July 31, […]

Order to File Inventory
July 21st, 2013 @ 4:07 pm

On the afternoon of Saturday, July 20th, 2013, I received a letter from Diane M. Matousek, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Volusia County Seventh Judicial Circuit. (They’re on Twitter!) The letter was postmarked July 17th, 2013 and addressed to my home here in Los Angeles. Inside was a single sheet of paper. The letterhead reads: […]

Obtaining Medical Records
February 20th, 2013 @ 6:06 am

On February 8th, 2013, I received three documents from Mathis & Murphy, P.A. which I needed to have signed and notarized. Two of the documents were to be completed by me and one was for my sister. On February 20th at 6:06 AM, Kristen Dobbins (legal assistant to Jill Bechtold, Esquire) sent me the following […]

Documents to be signed
February 8th, 2013 @ 1:09 pm

On Friday, February 8th, 2013 I received the following email (with three attachments) from the legal assistant to our new lawyer:   David: Attached please find three separate documents that we will be filing with the Court in Volusia County. Two are for your signature and one is for your sister’s signature. Please see the […]

Calling Dr. Hermann
August 14th, 2012 @ 2:13 pm

A friend of mine managed to uncover what is apparently the personal cell phone of Dr. Marie Hermann, the chief medical examiner for Volusia County and the person Bob Burch told me would ultimately be responsible for deciding if an autopsy would be performed on my mother’s body. I called the number and she answered, […]

Updating Detective Whittier
August 14th, 2012 @ 1:23 pm

I called Detective Whittier of the Deland Police Department and left him a message to let him know that I had talked to Bob Burch at the office of the Medical Examiner for Volusia County and I wanted to update him. I also, obviously, wanted to know if he had heard anything from the ME’s […]