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Elizabeth Harding Weinstein, 49, has lost the legal right to control her assets and, as a result, effectively, the right to represent herself in court.
Judge Janet C Malone appointed a guardian to take control of her assets. Elizabeth is fighting the enforced guardianship. Her video of claims of judicial fraud can be seen here.
On Monday, January 24, at 9;30 AM [Case 31053-2021], there will be a hearing to vacate the guardianship and/or remove guardian Kenneth L. Bunting based on “abuse and misconduct.” [Judge Robert DiBella, 111 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., White Plains NY, 10601]
Elizabeth was a stay-at-home mother of three for 17 1/2 years while married to lawyer-husband Brian Stryker Weinstein. Prior to that, she was an ER/ICU nurse and a graduate of Columbia University.
Brian is a Senior Litigation partner at Davis Polk and a member of Duke University’s Ethic Board. Elizabeth filed for divorce from Brian on June 6, 2020.
Elizabeth alleged Brian evicted her from their home, leaving her homeless, deprived her of access to her children, seized her belongings, cut her off from and dissipated millions of dollars of personal and marital assets, denied her access to her homes, belongings, court documents, mail, and her dog.
On August 9, 2021, her husband petitioned the court to appoint a guardian to handle her affairs based on his claims of mental incompetence. Brian retained attorney Dina Kaplan to make his case.
During the guardianship case, Elizabeth argued the court lacked jurisdiction since she was not a resident of New York and presented evidence of competence which included affidavits from health experts.
Judge Mallone ruled Elizabeth was incompetent and appointed Kenneth L. Bunting to serve as her guardian.
Bunting held Elizabeth’s monthly support payments, canceled her car insurance and EZPass and in October 2021, after Elizabeth refused to cooperate, found, seized, and closed her bank account which Elizabeth used to support herself.
Bunting, as her legal guardian, requested her legal claims against Brian be “dismissed with prejudice,” including her divorce.
Without notice, service, or disclosure to Elizabeth, Bunting arranged with Brian and Judge Lewis J. Lubell to secure a divorce from Elizabeth.
During the protracted dispute, Harding was once arrested for not wearing a mask and held in quarantine for COVID. She was held for two weeks for a competency examination. Her husband retained O’Connor Professional Group to provide medical documentation to support the need to have Elizabeth committed to a psychiatric hospital.