131 A.D.2d 580 (1987)

In the Matter of The Estate of Harriet Zorek, Deceased. Henry Wimpfheimer, Appellant

Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Second Department.

June 8, 1987

Ordered that the order is affirmed insofar as appealed from, without costs or disbursements.

Under the circumstances of this case, the court did not abuse its discretion in sua sponte reducing the legal fees charged by the appellant and directing repayment to the estate of excess legal fees received by him (see, SCPA 2110, 2307; Matter of Hertz, 128 A.D.2d 780; Matter of Moody, 125 A.D.2d 673; Matter of Schaich, 55 A.D.2d 914, lv denied 42 N.Y.2d 802).


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