Decisions

State Court Decisions

Supreme Court, New York County, Part 55

In the Matter of the Application of East River Housing Corporation, Petitioner v. New York State Division of Human Rights, Respondent, 101137/13

Court Bites State Agency in Dog Eviction Dispute

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law , Civil Rights

Appellate Division, First Department

Francisca Rodriguez, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Willie Woods, et al., Defendants, City of New York, Defendant-Respondent, 103679/09

Panel Revives Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit From Icy Sidewalk

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law , Torts , Personal Injury

District Court, Nassau County, Civil Term

Joseph Robert Torres, Plaintiff(s) v. Debbie Lopez, Defendant(s), CV-009965-13

Diamond Ring Given to Plaintiff Was Not Given in Contemplation of Marriage

Practice Areas: Torts

Supreme Court, Kings County, IAS Term, Part 66

Halnora Price, Plaintiff v. 609 East 40th Street, Inc., and Hazra Ali, Defendants, 8369/13

Landlord Must Correct Rent-Controlled Apartment's Defects, Restore It to Tenant

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law

Supreme Court, Kings County, Criminal Term Part 10

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Freddie Watkins, Defendant, 1803/2013

Probable Cause Existed to Issue Search Warrant on iPhone's Recording of Car Stop

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Supreme Court, New York County, Part 35

Mary Murray, Plaintiff v. New York City Housing Authority and New York City Department of Transportation, Defendants, 154242/14

Court Grants Motions to Dismiss Complaint Against NYCHA, DOT As Time-Barred

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

Court of Claims, New York County

Doreen Clarelli, Claimant v. The State of New York, Defendant, 118399

Injured Pedestrian, State of New York Are Both Liable for Fall on Sunrise Highway

Practice Areas: Torts , Causation , Liability

New York State, Court of Appeals

The People &c., Appellant, v. Earl Coleman, Respondent., No. 152

2009 Drug Reforms Allow Resentencing of Some Persistent Felony Offenders

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

New York State, Court of Appeals

In the Matter of Town of North 
Hempstead, Appellant-Respondent v. County of Nassau, Respondent-Appellant, No. 151

Ruling Upholds Town Fee for College Costs

Practice Areas: Education Law

Appellate Division, Third Department

Samuel Saunders, Appellant-Respondent v. State of New York, Respondent-Appellant, 517699

Panel Upsets Inmate's Damages Award

Practice Areas: Torts , Liability

Supreme Court, Nassau County, Trial/IAS Part 9

Alice Tighe, Plaintiff v. North Shore Animal League America, Defendant, 600080/13

Dog Bite Victim Can Proceed With Suit Against Shelter

Practice Areas: Contracts , Sales (Article II of UCC)

Appellate Division, First Department

The People of the State of New York, Respondent v. Willi Adames, Defendant-Appellant, 3217/08

Waiver of Miranda Rights Fell Short of Voluntary, Panel Finds

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Appellate Law - Criminal

Supreme Court, Suffolk County, Trial Term, Part 44

Joseph DeCristofaro, Plaintiff v. Nest Seekers East End, LLC, NEST Seekers Corp., Nest Seekers International, LLC, Nest Seekers, LLC, and Eddie Shapiro, Defendants, 35876-11

Brokerage May Have Waived Right to Assert Breach Discharged Its Contractual Obligations

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach

Supreme Court, Nassau County, Trial/IAS Part 9

Alice Tighe, Plaintiff v. North Shore Animal League America, Defendant, 600080/13

Questions Exist As to Whether Dog Shelter Engaged in Fraud in Procuring Dog's Release

Practice Areas: Torts , NY Labor Law Section 240

Civil Court, Kings County, Part 41

Rutland Medical, P.C. a/a/o Ted Nimmons, Tania Bethea, Plaintiff v. State Farm Insurance Company, Defendant, CV-045829-13/KI

Plaintiff That Timely Objects to EUO Requests May Raise Objection After Action Commenced

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

Supreme Court, Queens County, Part 35

Kim Achaibar, Plaintiff v. The City of New York and Amarilyn Vasquez, Defendants, 700262/11

Questions Exist as to Whether Broken Traffic Signal Was Cause of Motor Vehicle Accident

Practice Areas: Torts , Motor Vehicles

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF EDWARD BARON COHEN, Deceased

ESTATE OF EDWARD BARON COHEN, Deceased, (09/3556/H) — The parties have entered into a stipulation resolving this proceeding, pursuant to which Respondent agrees to account for his proceedings as co-Trustee of a testamentary trust for the benefit of Petitioner.

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF OLUBAYO BUCHINJI

ORDER SIGNED: ESTATE OF OLUBAYO BUCHINJI (14/747/B); Leonard Belzer (14/3587); Edgar Steeg (14/3396); Mario Vincent Sirabella (14/3719); Martha Coyle (14/3860); Martha Coyle (14/3860/A); Andrew S Gordon (13/3630/D).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF JOSEPH KOLKER

DECREE SIGNED: ESTATE OF JOSEPH KOLKER (14/2261).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF ANGEL RIJO

DECREE SIGNED: ESTATE OF ANGEL RIJO (11/2536/G); Lawrence Tejeda (13/3636/A); Victor Budenko (12/3393/D); Victor Budenko (12/3393/A); Angel Rijo (11/2536/J); Rosa Marte (12/551/A).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF ELAINE MORGENSTEIN

DECREE SIGNED: ESTATE OF ELAINE MORGENSTEIN (14/2795); Gisela Brady (14/3176); Karen Katzel (14/952); J Portis Hicks (14/3551); Martin Weil (14/3707); Beatrice Palermo (14/2782); Melvin Hauptman (14/3051); Leon Oxman (14/3079); Joseph Francis Walsh (14/163); Terry Starr (14/1065); Chloe Wing (13/4706); Alberto Chame (14/1486); Clyde C Lucky (14/464).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF VERONICA WILLIAMSON

ORDER SIGNED: ESTATE OF VERONICA WILLIAMSON (10/3929/A).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF IRWIN BRESLAUER

ORDER SIGNED: ESTATE OF IRWIN BRESLAUER (13/4694/A).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF JOHN M EDWARDS

ORDER SIGNED: ESTATE OF JOHN M EDWARDS (14/3484); Joseph Kolker (14/2261).

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF LEONARD KAHN

DECREE SIGNED: ESTATE OF LEONARD KAHN (14/3134).

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Theresa A. Tanzi

Decree signed; 2014-3785 -Estate of Theresa A. Tanzi: Decree signed; 2014-1622 -Estate of Rosalie Valentino: Decree signed; 2014-439 -Estate of Elizabeth Allen: Decree signed; 2014-3374 -Estate of Melvin M Belsky: Decree signed; 2014-2173 -Estate of Olive Grieco: Decree signed; 1945-4597/B -Estate of Max Mandel: Decree signed; 2014-439/A -Estate of Elizabeth Allen: Decree signed; 2014-3810 -Estate of Esther Habbaz: Decree signed; 2014-2529 -Estate of Anthony J Gentile: Decree signed; 2014-980 -Estate of Anna Schiavone: Decree signed; 2014-3157 -Estate of Armando William Chisari: Decree signed; 2014-3718 -Estate of William Gallagher: Decree signed; 2014-2529/A -Estate of Anthony J Gentile: Decree signed; 2014-3809 -Estate of Sam Habbaz: Decree signed; 2014-3771 -Estate of Michael Kimmelman: Decree signed; 2014-673/A -Estate of Uri Vainchenker: Decree signed; 2014-3305 -Estate of Betya Gnip: Decree signed; 2014-3228 -Estate of Sara Heiney

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Barton Robert Seymour

Decree signed; 2014-3754 -Estate of Barton Robert Seymour

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Phyllis L Jones

Order signed; 2009-2113/C -Estate of Phyllis L Jones: Order signed; 2011- 4426/A -Estate of Frank Gallagher: Order signed; 2011-2450/C -Estate of Rose Sweeney: Decree signed; 2007- 4073/B -Estate of Maurice Rofe: Decree signed; 2006-3971/E -Estate of Samuel Kirschenbaum

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Herbert H Ihl

Order signed; 2013-2877 -Estate of Herbert H Ihl: Order signed; 2014-3644 -Estate of Henry Htain: Decree signed; 2013-4693 -Estate of Joyce Blake: Decree signed; 2014-3541 -Estate of Sanford Schloss: Decree signed; 2014-3425/A -Estate of Frank Angelo Siclari

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Jessie Richie

Order signed; 2011-1864/C -Estate of Jessie Richie: Order signed; 2013- 4181/B -Estate of Michael Krongauz : Order signed; 2011-1354/A -Estate of Mary Horne: Order signed; 2011- 3363/B -Estate of Doris Hardy: Order signed; 2011-1335/D -Estate of Constantinos Tsonatos: Order signed; 2013-682/A -Estate of Evelyn E Scott: Order signed; 2010-1299/A -Estate of Lloyd Anglin: Order signed; 2010-2702/D -Estate of Catherine Coucounas: Order signed; 2009-4322/D -Estate of Anthony Mazzella: Decree signed; 2006-3091/A -Estate of Dmitry Kitenberg: Decree signed; 2012-391/B -Estate of Joyce Ross: Decree signed; 2010-505/A -Estate of Corine Turner: Decree signed; 2013-1415/A -Estate of Mike Andrucovici: Decree signed; 2013-1369/A -Estate of Ura Steele

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF EDWARD BARON COHEN AND SUZANNE M. COHEN, SETTLORS

ESTATE OF EDWARD BARON COHEN AND SUZANNE M. COHEN, SETTLORS. (09/3556/F) — The parties have entered into a stipulation resolving this proceeding, pursuant to which Respondent agrees to account, as executor of the will of Suzanne M. Cohen, as successor trustee for the trust known as the Edward Baron Cohen and Suzanne M. Cohen Irrevocable Trust, created under agreement dated July 12, 1995 ("1995 Trust").

Civil Court, Kings County, Housing Part O

Kyle Shearin, Petitioner v. Back on Track Group, Inc. et al., Respondents, 14021/14

Petitioner in 'Illegal Lockout' Proceeding Was Tenant, Not Licensee, of Shared Room

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law

Supreme Court, Kings County, IAS Term, Part 32

Hezi Torati, Plaintiff v. Trenice Simpson, Defendant, 502696/12

Court Lacks Personal Jurisdiction Over Arizona Corporation's Consumer Website

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

Family Court, Bronx County

In the Matter of a Custody Proceeding MG, Petitioner v. WZ, Respondent, V-23282-10

Court Denies Father's Petition to Return Son to Dominican Rep. Under Hague Convention

Practice Areas: Family Law , Custody and Child Support

Supreme Court, Bronx County, Part T-14

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Wilson Rodriguez, Defendant, 2920-1992

Defendant Repeatedly and Unsuccessfully Challenges His 1994 Murder Conviction

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Supreme Court, New York County, IAS Part 57

In the Matter of the Petition of Jason Roberts, Petitioner v. Department of Education of the City of New York, Respondent For a Judgment Pursuant to Article 7511 of the CPLR, 100274/2014

Hearing Officer Did Not Exceed Authority in Considering Hearsay in Termination Hearing

Practice Areas: Education Law

Supreme Court, New York County, Criminal Term, Part 31

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Joshua Sosa, Defendant, 1948/12

Despite Lack of Probable Cause to Arrest, Property Recovered May Not Be Suppressed

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Appellate Division, Second Department

Honorable Jo Ann Friia, et al., Respondents v. Honorable Ann Pfau, etc., defendant, Thomas P. DiNapoli, etc., et al., Appellants, 5774/11

Court Upholds Pay of City Judges in Westchester

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

Supreme Court, New York County, Criminal Term, Part 31

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Joshua Sosa, Defendant, 1948/12

Judge Upholds Arrest, Citing Police Officer's 'Custodian' Role

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Phyllis L Jones

Order signed; 2009-2113/C -Estate of Phyllis L Jones: Order signed; 2009- 1043/A -Estate of Elizabeth Panzariello

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF CONNIE ALINI, Deceased

ESTATE OF CONNIE ALINI, Deceased (13/1273) — In this probate proceeding, it appears that Christine Alini, a distributee, may be an incapacitated person incapable of adequately protecting her rights. Accordingly, the Court appoints Thomas Sipp, Esq., pursuant to SCPA 311 as the Designee for the alleged incapacitated person.

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF IRVING COHEN, Grantor

ESTATE OF IRVING COHEN, Grantor. (13/1022) — After conference with the court, this contested accounting proceeding was settled pursuant to a stipulation filed with the court.

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

Anne Lopes; Edward F. Borsilli; Iris Holland; George Maher; Joseph Caruso, Sr.; Robert Siegel; Michael J.Hebranko, Jr.; Jorge Arenas; Anthony S. Renda; John Garaventa, Jr.; Mary Garaventa; Marguerite Carmody; Simplicio M. Sales; Susan E. Zoppel

DECREES MATTER OF: Anne Lopes; Edward F. Borsilli; Iris Holland; George Maher; Joseph Caruso, Sr.; Robert Siegel; Michael J.Hebranko, Jr.; Jorge Arenas; Anthony S. Renda; John Garaventa, Jr.; Mary Garaventa; Marguerite Carmody; Simplicio M. Sales; Susan E. Zoppel

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF GIUSEPPE EMMANUELE, Deceased

ESTATE OF GIUSEPPE EMMANUELE, Deceased (14/616) — Petitioner seeks to admit to probate a testamentary instrument, dated November 12, 2002, which purports to be the Last Will and Testament of the within decedent and to issue Letters Testamentary to the petitioner herein.

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF FRANCES ASCH Deceased

ESTATE OF FRANCES ASCH Deceased (13/217A) — This pending probate proceeding last appeared on the Court's calendar on October 8, 2014. Attorneys for all parties appeared and a discovery schedule was agreed to by and between the respective attorneys whereby:

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF JANINE BRAWER, Deceased

ESTATE OF JANINE BRAWER, Deceased (09/1104/A) — This is an application by the limited administratrix of the estate to modify the limitations contained in the Limited Letters of Administration issued by this Court on December 22, 2009, so as to enable her to compromise a wrongful death/ conscious pain and suffering cause of action on behalf of the decedent.

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

Victoria A. Fairlie; Joseph M. Trombetta; Michael J. Fabrizio; Ardijana Redzovic

GUARDIANSHIPS MATTER OF: Victoria A. Fairlie; Joseph M. Trombetta; Michael J. Fabrizio; Ardijana Redzovic

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF NICKOLAS P. KORCHOW Deceased

ESTATE OF NICKOLAS P. KORCHOW Deceased (11/635) — A conference was held on this ongoing probate proceeding, with the Court's Law Department, on October 9, 2014. Appearances were made by attorneys for all parties. A final discovery schedule was agreed to by and between the respective attorneys whereby:

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF ANGEL RIJO, Deceased

ESTATE OF ANGEL RIJO, Deceased, (11/2536) — This petition for leave to allocate and distribute the proceeds of the settlement of the causes of action for the conscious pain and suffering and wrongful death of Angel Rijo arising out of his exposure to asbestos, and to distribute the proposed net settlement proceeds, is granted.

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF SANTA D'ANTONI, A/K/A TINA D'ANTONI, Deceased

ESTATE OF SANTA D'ANTONI, A/K/A TINA D'ANTONI, Deceased (14/812/B) — Petitioner seeks probate of a propounded instrument, dated August 15, 2013, as the Last Will and Testament of the decedent, and seeks the issuance of Letters Testamentary to her.

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

Arline P. Alicea; Elisa Delgado; Ronald H. Ryan

ORDERS MATTER OF: Arline P. Alicea; Elisa Delgado; Ronald H. Ryan

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF VICTOR BUDENKO, Deceased

ESTATE OF VICTOR BUDENKO, Deceased, (12/3393/A) — This petition for leave to allocate and distribute the proceeds of the settlement of the causes of action for the conscious pain and suffering and wrongful death of Victor Budenko arising out of his exposure to asbestos, and to distribute the proposed net settlement proceeds, is granted.

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF RITA APPELT, Deceased

ESTATE OF RITA APPELT, Deceased (14/757) — In this Probate proceeding, it appears that Alta Gardiner, Distributee, is an incapacitated person, thereby requiring the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem pursuant to SCPA 403(2).

Surrogate's Court, Richmond County

ESTATE OF BRIAN PESS, A/K/A BRIAN M. PESS, Deceased

ESTATE OF BRIAN PESS, A/K/A BRIAN M. PESS, Deceased (04/C/A/74) — In this EPTL 4-1.4 proceeding, it appears that the Estate of Jerome Pess, a post-deceased father whose estate contain individuals whose whereabouts are unknown, or unknown distributees exist, is a necessary party, thereby requiring the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem pursuant to SCPA 403(2).

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Sequain Lamair Ragin

Decree signed; 2009-1482/B -Estate of Sequain Lamair Ragin: Decree signed; 2004-1838/H -Estate of Leonardo Toro

Surrogate's Court, New York County

ESTATE OF ROSA MARTE, Deceased

ESTATE OF ROSA MARTE, Deceased, (12/551) — The proposed compromise of the cause of action for the wrongful death of Rosa Marte is approved. The restrictions contained in the letters issued to the administrator are removed. He is authorized to collect the settlement proceeds and to execute the necessary receipts and releases.

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Chandler Claire Dewgard

Order signed; 2002-2715A -Estate of Chandler Claire Dewgard: Order signed; 2013-3645 -Estate of Alexis Chloe Small: Order signed; 2004-4583 -Estate of India Green: Order signed; 2004-4583 -Estate of India Green: Decree signed; 2014-2420 -Guardianship of Damani Cartier Bellevue

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Dianne Gilbert

Order signed; 2014-3116 -Estate of Dianne Gilbert: Order signed; 2014- 3259 -Estate of Antoinette Cavallo: Order signed; 2013-2118 -Estate of Orlando Valdes Sr: Order signed; 2013-2118 -Estate of Orlando Valdes Sr: Decree signed; 2014-3207 -Estate of Aubrey Elcock: Decree signed; 2014-3824 -Estate of Merle Atherley

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Evan Blumenthal

Order signed; 2012-2915 -Estate of Evan Blumenthal: Order signed; 2010- 2995 -Estate of Dario Marotta: Order signed; 2009-2724 -Estate of Shellie D. Anderson: Order signed; 2012-1357 -Estate of Hendry Laporte: Order signed; 2014-3152 -Estate of Edith Steingart: Order signed; 2014-1411/A -Estate of Theodora Mercury: Order signed; 2013-4836 -Estate of Thomas F. Noonan: Order signed; 2013-3501 -Estate of Lewis G Steinhardt: Order signed; 2013-4836 -Estate of Thomas F. Noonan: Order signed; 2014-3884 -Estate of Mary Dellocono: Order signed; 2014-1117 -Estate of Doris Schatz: Order signed; 2012-1357 -Estate of Hendry Laporte: Decree signed; 2014-3649 -Estate of Anna M Giordano: Decree signed; 2013-3584/A -Estate of Charles Vicari: Decree signed; 2014-2511 -Estate of Anne Evans: Decree signed; 2013-2865/B -Estate of Cherry Monica Blake: Decree signed; 2014-2665 -Estate of Frederick Jerry Molohan: Decree signed; 2014-1453 -Estate of Esther Poupko: Decree signed; 2013-4836 -Estate of Thomas F. Noonan: Decree signed; 2014-1239 -Estate of George R Bottine

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Mohan Persaud

Order signed; 2012-1839/A -Estate of Mohan Persaud: Order signed; 2011- 3302/A -Estate of Daphne Nugent: Order signed; 2013-2662/A -Estate of Angela Boccuzzi: Order signed; 2013- 3691/A -Estate of Kenrick Kowlessar

Surrogate's Court, Suffolk County

Administration Proceeding, Estate of Brice Edward Lambert, Deceased, 2014-79

Amidst Disharmony, Court Disqualifies Parties From Serving as Estate Administrator

Practice Areas: Trusts and Estates

Supreme Court, Queens County, Criminal Term Part K-11

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Robert C., Defendant, 1467/14

Removal of Juvenile Offender Case To Family Court Is 'In the Interests of Justice'

Practice Areas: Family Law , Juvenile Law

Surrogate's Court, Queens County

In the Matter of the Application of Susan Fialkoff as Administrator of the Goods, Chattels and Credits of Andrew Green, Deceased, to Discover and Turnover Property Withheld, 2013-1867/B

Limited Administrator Has Right to Conduct Examinations of Brokerage Respondents

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

Criminal Court, New York County, Part D

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Christopher Louis, Defendant, 2013NY012953

Court Denies Motion to Withdraw Guilty Plea; Defendant Knowingly Waived Rights

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Supreme Court, New York County, Part 54

Zelouf International Corp., Petitioner v. Nahal Zelouf, Respondent, 653652/2013

Minority Shareholder Is Entitled to Fair Value for Her Shares in Textile Business

Practice Areas: Business Entities , Valuation

Surrogate's Court, Bronx County

Estate of Christopher Lincoln Johnson

Order signed; 46G1997/A -Estate of Christopher Lincoln Johnson: Order signed; 251G1996/A -Estate of Krista-Rae Rodriguez: Decree signed; 138G1977/A -Guardianship of Carmen Maria Fortuno

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Raymond Smaugh

Decree signed; 2009-4041/B -Estate of Raymond Smaugh

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Shirley Miller

Decree signed; 2014-3348 -Estate of Shirley Miller: Decree signed; 2011- 3772/A -Estate of Beatrice Shustko

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Charlie Alston

Order signed; 2007-174/I -Estate of Charlie Alston: Order signed; 2011-1098/A -Estate of Giuseppa Ferantelli

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Diana Crawford

Order signed; 2014-3365 -Estate of Diana Crawford

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Alfredo Thomas

Order signed; 2014-3870 -Estate of Alfredo Thomas

Surrogate's Court, Bronx County

Estate of John Matzinger

Order signed; 2010-1166/A -Estate of John Matzinger

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Damain Tomasino

Decree signed; 2014-2958 -Estate of Damain Tomasino: Decree signed; 2014-2851 -Estate of David DeVito: Decree signed; 2014-3144 -Estate of Nancy Anastasio: Decree signed; 2014- 3463 -Estate of Kingston Daniel: Decree signed; 2014-3447 -Estate of Daniel E Honebrink: Decree signed; 2014-1408 -Estate of Ester Krams: Decree signed; 2014-683 -Estate of Estelle Russ: Decree signed; 2014-85/A -Estate of Lyudmila Glagovskaya: Decree signed; 2014- 2873 -Estate of Natalie G. Nathan: Decree signed; 2014-2695 -Estate of Rynn Berry Jr: Decree signed; 2014- 2739 -Estate of Nadezhda Shpiro: Decree signed; 2014-2481 -Estate of Una Isaac: Decree signed; 2011-542 -Estate of Olive Noble: Decree signed; 2014-1332 -Estate of John Anthony Salanitro: Decree signed; 2014-3677/A -Estate of Cornelius Donaldson

Surrogate's Court, Bronx County

Estate of Robert Sternbach

Order signed; 2009-1562/A -Estate of Robert Sternbach: Order signed; 2009- 1562/B -Estate of Robert Sternbach: Order signed; 88A2004/E -Estate of Milton S Jones

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Mary Carter Poore

Order signed; 1979-2171/A -Estate of Mary Carter Poore: Decree signed; 1988-1271/A -Estate of John E Stevens: Decree signed; 1970-3804/A -Estate of Henry E Marks

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Israel Speisman

Decree signed; 2014-2459 -Estate of Israel Speisman: Decree signed; 2014-3371/A -Estate of Anna M Cherney

Surrogate's Court, Kings County

Estate of Yvonne Wilson

Order signed; 2014-3822 -Estate of Yvonne Wilson: Order signed; 2014- 3858 -Estate of John Rangel

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Betty Y Lim

Decree signed; 2014-2114/A -Estate of Betty Y Lim

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Julian Samuel Apprendi

Order signed; 2007-1481 -Estate of Julian Samuel Apprendi: Order signed; 2007-1483 -Estate of Gabriel Jacob Apprendi: Decree signed; 2014- 3509 -Guardianship of Alexander M Solton: Decree signed; 2014-2605 -Guardianship of Trezh'er Dy'zire Felicia Jennings: Decree signed; 2014-2607 -Guardianship of Kennedi London Blake

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Estate of Sally Grant Morse

Order signed; 2013-1381 -Estate of Sally Grant Morse: Decree signed; 2014-3543 -Estate of Merle Bernard: Decree signed; 2010-2489/A -Estate of Rosemarie Pichler: Decree signed; 2014-1856 -Estate of Maria M Petrov: Decree signed; 2014-3253 -Estate of Rose Bacares: Decree signed; 2014- 2174 -Estate of Mabel Zeldin: Decree signed; 2014-3585 -Estate of Helen Minkin: Decree signed; 2014-3276 -Estate of Beth D Potashkin: Decree signed; 2014-2735 -Estate of Kathleen C Leibfried: Order signed; 2014-3774 -Estate of Arthur Athens: Order signed; 2014-3700 -Estate of Susan P Krause: Decree signed; 2012-2437 -Estate of Zyra Eisner: Decree signed; 2000- 2143/A -Estate of Rachel Mills: Decree signed; 1978-5664/B -Estate of Ada Gutner: Decree signed; 1978-5664/C -Estate of Ada Gutner: Decree signed; 1978-5664/A -Estate of Ada Gutner: Decree signed; 2014-3528 -Estate of Jeffrey O Milman: Decree signed; 2014- 3784 -Estate of Roslyn Rubal

Surrogate's Court, Bronx County

Estate of Edward Horance Simpson

Order signed; 2014-1386 -Estate of Edward Horance Simpson: Order signed; 2014-1690 -Estate of Mary McGee: Order signed; 2014-2038 -Estate of Juana Alvarado: Order signed; 2014-650 -Estate of Luciano De Paoli: Order signed; 2012- 514/A -Estate of Basil Constant: Order signed; 2013-1553 -Estate of Miriam Feldman: Decree signed; 2014-1433 -Estate of Bridget S Raymond: Decree signed; 2014-1380 -Estate of Phyllis I Hunt: Decree signed; 2014-1009 -Estate of Winnifred Roye

Surrogate's Court, New York County

Guardianship of Lewis T Preston

Decree signed; 1996-0494/B -Guardianship of Lewis T Preston: Decree signed; 1976-4013/B -Guardianship of Devereux Robinson

Surrogate's Court, Suffolk County

Probate Proceeding, Will of Susie Congedo, a/k/a Assunta Congedo, Deceased, 2012-220

Court Denies Motion to Set Aside Jury Verdict That Will Was Product of Undue Influence

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

Surrogate's Court, Nassau County

In the Matter of the Adoption of Child A and Child C, Anonymous, X2014-46725; X2014-46726

Petitioners Seeking to Vacate Adoption Fail to Overcome Presumption of Open Courtroom

Practice Areas: Family Law

Supreme Court, Bronx County, Part 60

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. John Doe1, Defendant, SCI No. xxx

Defendant Who Failed to Cooperate Is Not Entitled to Withdraw His Guilty Plea

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Appellate Division, First Department

In re RAM I LLC, Petitioner-Respondent v. New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, et al., Respondents-Appellants, 114412/11

Rent Controlled Apartment Stayed Exempt From Luxury Deregulation After J-51 Benefits Expired

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law , Administrative Law

Supreme Court, Bronx County, Part T-14

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Wilson Rodriguez, Defendant, 2920-1992

Judge Bridles at Inmate's Multiple Court Actions

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

Civil Court, New York County, Housing Part R

Mariano L. Penaflorida, Rosario F. Lejano, and Lourdes F. Lejano, Petitioners v. The Copley Condominium and Club and Orsid Building Management, Respondents, 66465/2014

Condo Owners Stated Claim for Illegal Lockout, But Restoration Inappropriate as Futile

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Appellate Term, Second Judicial Department

PEOPLE v. LIEBER, CRAIG

2014-2094 N CR. PEOPLE v. LIEBER, CRAIG — Appeal from an oral order of the District Court of Nassau County, First District, made on February 28, 2014. The notice of appeal was filed on September 11, 2014.