Cite as: Matter of Jenkins, 2011-1099/A, NYLJ 1202587052400, at *1 (Surr., RI, Decided January 8, 2013)

Surrogate Robert Gigante


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Decided: January 8, 2013




This is a SCPA 711 proceeding for the suspension and/or removal of Gerald Howard, as administrator of the estate. By Decision and Order dated October 10, 2012, this Court suspended the powers of the fiduciary.

Jurisdiction has been obtained over all necessary parties and no formal opposition to the requested relief has been filed with this Court. Upon review of the submitted papers and supporting documentation, this Court pursuant to SCPA 711(1) hereby revokes the Letters of Administration heretofore issued on May 25, 2012 to Gerald Howard.

The Court further directs that Gerald Howard shall file an account of his proceeding, together with a petition for its judicial settlement within thirty (30) days of the date of this Decision/Order.

This matter is restored to this Court's Calendar of Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 9:30 a.m., as a control date for the filing of a petition for the appointment of an Administrator D.B.N.




The Clerk of the Court shall send a copy of this decision by Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested and regular mail upon Gerald Howard at 209 Corson Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10301, and by regular mail to Ronald T. Brewster, Esq., and Duane C. Felton, Esq.

This decision shall constitute the Order of the Court.