ESTATE OF GEORGE PAUL MALATESTA, Deceased — In this proceeding commenced by an alleged creditor seeking a determination as to the validity of its claim, the creditor filed a note of issue, certificate of readiness and statement of issues.

Accordingly, the matter will appear on the ready-for-trial calendar of March 6, 2013 for a pre-trial conference. Counsel and any party who wishes to participate shall attend the conference prepared to discuss the issues and schedule a date certain for trial. The Chief Clerk shall mail a copy of this decision, which constitutes the order of the court, to all counsel.

January 23, 2013