Referee Report Faults Holzman but Rejects Most Conduct Charges

, New York Law Journal

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A referee has found that while Bronx Surrogate Lee Holzman had approved legal fees based on insufficient information in hundreds of cases, that did not rise to the level of misconduct because it was common practice among New York City surrogates.

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  • JO'B

    I certainly agree with Sid. Perhaps one with such accommodating ethics ought not to be judging another's behavior.

  • Sid

    When I was very young in the law, a very long time ago; one of the reasons I did not practice in some of the city courts was the "common practice" of bribing clerks. Since when does the defenses of "everyone does it" or "common practice" wash?

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