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Month: September 2015

LAWYERS AND DEFAMATION

By Irving O. Farber, Esq. In Lynn & Cahill v Witkin, 130 AD3d 484 [1st Dept 2015], the Appellate Division 1st Department recently reversed a Lower Court’s significant award of damages in a defamation matter, a ruling that should make attorneys throughout the...

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Supreme Court Westchester Sends Original Last Will & Testament of Article 81 Incapacitated Person to Surrogate’s Court of Westchester: Clash of Jurisdictions in our own Backyard

By: Gary E. Bashian, Esq.*   As is often the case with elderly clients, matters that are initiated in the Supreme Court can, for a variety of reasons, find themselves later embroiled in questions of jurisdiction. Though each proceeding may involve the same...

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