Marshall, Lawyer Given 1-Year Terms for Changing Astor Will

, New York Law Journal

Anthony D. Marshall, the son of socialite Brooke Astor, was sentenced this morning to at least a year in state prison for looting his mother's $132 million estate. Acting Justice A. Kirke Bartley (See Profile) said he would have preferred to give Mr. Marshall, 85, a "Solomonic sentence," which would have required the "many millions" that Mr. Marshall gained from will changes he extracted from his mother be given to the charities she "loved," and leaving Mr. Marshall to the care of "his wife and family."

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