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MY TWO SONS

Before Nicholas B. died, the deed to his home was transferred to a trust, which named his caregiver, Krystyna, as beneficiary. Nicholas’s sons—Michael and William—later sued, ...
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TALK ABOUT SUCCESSION PLANNING

Legacy Business Preservation: Succession Planning Convening Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brooklyn Law School 250 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 Free Register Here Brooklyn ...
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I LEAVE MY TEETH TO ....

How's this for a disposition: "I Joey Silverman leave me teeth to Danny Silveramn."
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ADMINISTRATOR AWOL

Before he passed away, Jakab Ungar transferred his real-estate to an entity known as the Ungar Family Realty Corporation (UFRC). When the Rockland County Supreme Court later granted a bank's ...
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REVERSE THIS REVERSE MORTGAGE SCAM

BOXER, SCHUMER: REVERSE MORTGAGE COMPANIES THREATENING HEIRS OF DECEASED HOMEOWNERS WITH FORECLOSURE UNLESS THEY PAY MORE THAN THEY ARE LEGALLY REQUIRED TO PAY – SENATORS CALL ON HUD TO ENFORCE ...
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AIN'T LIFE STRAND?

Thomas Gassenbauer lived with his elderly mom in a rent-stabilized apartment until her death in December of 2009. When Strand Hill Associates finally got around to issuing a lease in the guy's ...
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HOW PRESUMPTUOUS?

When Wei Ji hired attorney W. Ng to perform certain trust and estate work, a $5,000 fee was paid. Apparently dissatisfied with that attorney's services, Wei later sued to recover the monies ...
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ADMINISTRATRIX GOES "PRO SE"

Real Property ALJ denies motion to disqualify pro se applicant from representing estate at OATH. Administratrix of decedent's estate appeared pro se on behalf of the estate to obtain the value of ...
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THEY ABUSED DISABLED COWS?

Former Suppliers of Beef to National School Lunch Program Settle Allegations of Improper Practices and Mistreating Cows Several California companies and individuals that formerly supplied beef to the ...
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THEY STOLE MILLIONS FROM DEAD PEOPLE

FORMER BOOKKEEPER FOR BROOKLYN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR CONVICTED OF STEALING MORE THAN $2.6 MILLION FROM ESTATES OF DECEASED INDIVIDUALS Former Corrections Officer And Two Other Defendants Also Convicted ...
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BETTER WATCH HER STEP

Evanthia Tsikis fell while walking up a two-step staircase located outside Kalliope Pantelides's home. And after a negligence case was filed, Kalliope died and her estate's administrators were ...
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WANNA SAVE ON YOUR TAXES?

Jewish National Fund Invites you to a seminar on Tax saving strategies in the new environment Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Registration and Refreshments: 5:30 - 6:15 pm CLE Program: 6:15 - 7:30 pm ...
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COHEN ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Debra Cohen's update on marriage equality appears in the September 2013 issue of the New York Women's Bar Association's newsletter. (A copy of that piece has been reproduced here.) ...
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NOT ALL IN THE FAMILY?

Shaniqua Thompson watched as her stepfather got hit by a car and was propelled through the window of a barbershop. When he later died, Shaniqua filed suit against those involved in the accident. After ...
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LET THE GAMES BEGIN

In response to a licensee holdover proceeding that was filed against her, Dematra Ondrias presented a letter which she believed established the existence of a tenancy relationship and reinforced her ...
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NO KING OF THE HILL

In Matter of King, a pair of siblings battled over who should be allowed to administer their deceased father's estate. Apparently, after their dad's hospitalization for a stroke, brother and ...
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LACK OF TRUST?

Claiming that their mother had breached her fiduciary duty as trustee of their trusts (and wasn't complying with the governing terms), two kids filed suit. While the Erie County Surrogate's ...
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DIRTY DOZEN TAX SCAMS

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013 IRS YouTube Video Dirty Dozen: English | Spanish | ASL WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service recently issued its annual “Dirty ...
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ANDREW'S LAW

SCHUMER: AFTER TRAGIC DEATH OF A CHILD, PARENTS SHOULD NOT BE FORCED TO PAY REMAINDER OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT – LAUNCHES PLAN TO REQUIRE PRIVATE LOAN COMPANIES TO FORGIVE DEBT IMMEDIATELY AFTER ...
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DI PIETRO TO TEACH ELDER LAW

Congratulations to Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Esq. on her appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. In January, Sylvia will be teaching a course on Elder Law. Her ...
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RITA IS GRATEFUL

To my supporters and friends: I am delighted that on Thursday, September 13, 2012, I won the Democratic Primary for Manhattan Surrogate's Court Judge with 60% of the votes cast, according to ...
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HELL HATH NO FURY ....

Before her death, Yulla Lipchitz noted on the back of a photo of a sculpture known as "The Cry," that she had gifted the item to a man named Biond Fury. After he sold his interest in the piece to ...
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CU PICKS JAFFE

Dear Lucas, We're thrilled to announce that the Citizens Union, the city's leading good government organization, is supporting Judge Barbara Jaffe for Surrogate. The Citizens Union has a long history ...
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MELLA GETS THE TIMES

Dear Lucas, We are writing with exciting news. The New York Times endorsed Judge Rita Mella for Manhattan Surrogate's Court. About Judge Mella, the Times wrote: "We are impressed by her solid grasp of ...
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