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SI Public Administrator, Gary Gotlin, wins $9 million tug-of-war with Brooklyn counterpart over woman's estate.

posted Apr 3, 2014, 4:53 AM by Pete Weinman   [ updated May 13, 2015, 11:51 AM by Lou Bara ]

NY Law Journal Update, click HERE.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The $9-million estate of a long-time Brooklyn resident who spent her last years in a Stapleton nursing home should be handled by the Staten Island public administrator and not his Brooklyn 4/3/counterpart, a judge has ruled.

Staten Island Surrogate Robert J. Gigante said Palma Bonora’s godson, Neil Mauriello, who was her legal guardian, had essentially severed her residential ties to Brooklyn.

For the complete SI Advance Story, click HERE.