• Surrogate's Court, Bronx County
  • 15/2151/A
  • Sep 06 2017 (Date Decided)
  • Surrogate Malave-Gonzalez
ESTATE OF PAUL STEINBERG, Deceased (15/2151/A) — The decedent's spouse in her individual capacity and as the voluntary administrator, filed a petition, together with a proposed order, requesting this court to entertain an application and issue a citation seeking, inter alia, an order directing the New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS) to pay substantial pension and survivor benefits, and monetary damages for alleged economic hardship, emotional distress and other psychological harm caused to her by NYCERS' breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and violation of the spouse's civil rights under 42 USC §1988 (b). The spouse previously filed for voluntary administration under the provisions Articlel3 of the SCPA for the authority to collect $316.95, and a certificate was issued to her permitting the collection of those assets.

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