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Fastman on "Trusts' Principal and Income: An Attempt at Fairness"

posted Dec 9, 2014, 1:41 PM by Pete Weinman

Please see the attached, which was recently published in the NY Law Journal - and which was generously shared by Lainie Fastman, Esq.

Click HERE.

Gary W. Johnson has died. (UPDATED INFO).

posted Nov 19, 2014, 3:27 PM by Pete Weinman   [ updated Nov 20, 2014, 6:23 AM ]

The wake will be held today (11/20) and tomorrow (11/21) at John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals in Eltingville from 2 - 5 and 7 - 9 on both days.
Saturday at 10 a.m. will be the closing of the casket at the funeral home followed by the burial at Resurrection Cemetery in Pleasant Plains.  There will be a lunch/repast at the Old Bermuda Inn.

Dear Members:

It is with great sadness that I have to inform all of you of the passing of Gary W. Johnson, Esq.  When I have the information regarding the wake I will inform all of you.

It's that time again... Judge Gigante's Annual Teddy Bear Drive!

posted Nov 14, 2014, 1:44 PM by Pete Weinman

For the flyer, click HERE.

Salvatore Panepinto, Judge Panepinto's father-in-law, has passed away.

posted Nov 11, 2014, 5:38 AM by Pete Weinman   [ updated Nov 11, 2014, 9:11 AM ]

PANEPINTO Salvatore J. Panepinto of Dongan Hills on November 9, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Mickey. Loving father of Joseph (Hon. Barbara) Panepinto. Adored grandfather of Lauren. Dear brother of Nancy Galvin, Jenny Miller and Rita Nordo. Funeral from Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Friday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Ann's Church 11 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. 
- See more at: http://obits.silive.com/obituaries/siadvance/obituary.aspx?pid=173113519#sthash.U1jccVWK.dpuf

Jaclyn E. Howe, Esq.'s mother (Ellen Barcia) passed away on 11/1/14.

posted Nov 3, 2014, 11:06 AM by Pete Weinman

Jaclyn E. Howe, Esq.'s, an Associate at Jonathan D'Agostino & Associates, mother (Ellen Barcia) passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014.  The services are today (11/3) at Martin Hughes from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Services to take place at St. Patrick's Church time to be announced.

RCBA Surrogates Court CLE.

posted Oct 30, 2014, 10:17 AM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

The RCBA Surrogate's Court Committee will be having a CLE on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Surrogate's Court, Room 202, 18 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301. 

The moderator will be John Peter Sipp, Esq. and the program will be on: "Uses and Abuses of the NY Power of Attorney" and "Inquisitorial and Discovery Aspects of Turnover Proceedings in the Surrogate's Court". The speakers will be: Kerri L. Bringslid, Esq., Paul S. Forster, Esq. and the Members of the Surrogate's Law Dept. and Clerk's Office.  This is a transitional course, valid for all attorneys including newly admitted attorneys.

The cost of the program is: $75 (pre-registered members); $90 (pay at door members) and $125 (non-members).

Please see the attached flyer by clicking HERE.

Please register early as space is limited within the courtroom.

New York State Judicial Candidate Voter Guide.

posted Oct 23, 2014, 7:53 AM by Pete Weinman   [ updated Oct 23, 2014, 7:54 AM ]

Dear all,

For the 2014 general election, the New York State Unified Court System has launched an upgraded non-partisan Judicial Voter Guide at www.nycourts.gov/vote allowing users to sort and filter the list of candidates in each county. The Voter Guide features information about judicial candidates on the ballot based on information provided by the state and county board of elections. I would appreciate it if you could include the information below on your bar association’s e-newsletters, websites and social media networks.

Visit the New York State Judicial Candidate Voter Guide and
Make an Informed Decision on Election Day.

Visit the non-partisan Judicial Candidate Voter Guide which is designed to help you make a more informed decision on Election Day. It includes descriptions of elective judicial offices throughout the state. The Guide also provides a list of judicial candidates on the ballot in each county based on information provided by the state and county boards of election.

Please visit the Voter Guide and share it with the public, so that more individuals can make an informed decision on Election Day.

Thank you.

Andrea Garcia

New York State Unified Court System

Office of Public Affairs

Judge Rienzi is Retiring... Help Celebrate 32 Years of Service...

posted Oct 22, 2014, 12:27 PM by Pete Weinman

Steven F. Zuntag has died.

posted Oct 22, 2014, 11:11 AM by Pete Weinman

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Steven F. Zuntag, Esq., a member of the RCBA, has passed away on October 21, 2014

The wake for Mr. Zuntag will be at Harmon Funeral Home on Forest Ave. on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 from 2 - 4 p.m. and from 7 - 9 p.m.
The Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at St. Luke's on Decker Ave. at 10:30 a.m.

It's a boy! Congratulations to RCBA Member Salvatore Scibetta & wife Erika!

posted Oct 10, 2014, 7:07 AM by Pete Weinman

RCBA Member, Sal Scibetta & wife, Erika, welcome a new baby to their family!   

Alexander Gregory Scibetta, 8.6lbs 19.5 inches, was born October 7, 2014.  

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