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Mahoning commissioners vote to pay $23,500 for probate court audit (OH)

Mahoning County commissioners voted to pay the state auditor $23,500 for the special audit of the county’s probate court. Special prosecutors from the Ohio attorney general’s office asked the state auditor to perform the special audit as part of the ongoing investigation of former probate judge Mark Belinky. Belinky resigned the judgeship March 14, pleaded Keep Reading…

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Danbury veteran to get back into his home after 16 months (CT)

DANBURY — A 96-year-old World War II veteran who has been kept out of his New Fairfield house for 16 months will return by Veterans Day, thanks to the settlement of a knotty legal dispute in state Superior Court in Danbury. The homecoming for Louis Russo was made possible when his court-appointed conservator dug into his Keep Reading…

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Probate court supervisory attorney fired for financial improprieties (CT)

A supervisory attorney in the state’s Office of the Probate Court Administrator is out of a job after a three-judge panel agreed with a recommendation to fire her for alleged financial improprieties. Debra Cohen was initially suspended with pay last November after reports surfaced that, at the same time she was helping to supervise and Keep Reading…

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Hancock probate judge admits taking $64,000 from county (GA)

The day after resigning as Hancock County probate judge, Marva Rice admitted in federal court she stole nearly $64,000 in county funds, including $20,000 for her attorney fees. Thursday morning in Macon, Rice pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to two counts of theft concerning programs receiving federal funds. According to court documents, Rice failed Keep Reading…

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Former East Providence mayor cleared of ethics counts (CT)

PROVIDENCE — A Superior Court judge has cleared former East Providence Mayor Joseph S. Larisa Jr. of allegations that he willfully and knowingly violated state ethics laws by representing a woman pro bono before that city’s Probate Court while holding elected office. The ruling by Judge Susan E. McGuirl reversed a 2011 Ethics Commission finding Keep Reading…

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