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Tag Archives: Surrogate’s Court

Jack Kerson retiring

At first glance, Jack Kerson’s two careers may seem strikingly different. Kerson is retiring after spending 11 years as a court assistant in Monroe County Surrogate’s Court. Before that, he spent about 30 years as an engineer with Xerox Corp. ...

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E-filing training to be offered

Free surrogate’s court e-filing training for attorneys and legal staffers will be offered on two days in April in Genesee and Niagara counties. One session is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m., April 11, at the Niagara County Courthouse, 175 ...

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Fourth Department – Surrogate’s Court: Matter of Thomas

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Surrogate’s Court – Constructive Trust – Time-barred – Sufficiency of Complaint   Matter of Thomas CA 13-01911 Appealed from Surrogate’s Court, Monroe County   Background: The petitioners are the four children of two decedents who ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Surrogate’s Court

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Surrogate’s Court – Disqualification – Interested Party in Default   Opinion 14-78   Background: A Surrogate’s Court judge determined that he is disqualified subject to remittal in a particular case and requests clarification of ...

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Surrogate’s notice to bar

Members of the bar are reminded as the end of the year approaches, that there are deadlines for filing documents with Monroe County Surrogate’s Court. All matters requiring a signed order or decree need to be filed on or before ...

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Censure called for Bronx judge

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has determined that Lee L. Holzman, a judge of the Surrogate’s Court, Bronx County, should be censured. In a determination dated Dec. 13 and made public Tuesday, the commission found that Judge ...

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Surrogate’s Court offers e-filing training

To help area attorneys adjust to mandatory e-filing, small group help sessions are being offered for at least the next five Fridays. Electronic filing in Monroe County Surrogate’s Court becomes mandatory March 1 for probate and administrative proceedings and miscellaneous ...

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