Hon. James D. Pagones on The Right to a Jury Trial in Surrogate's Court (An Overview) (PDF)
The right to trial by a jury has become the central tenet of American law. It permeates the New York Surrogate's Court through our Constitution, the SCPA and many of its decisions. The law and our citizenry are the beneficiaries of this treasured principle. This article provides an overview of jury trials in the Surrogate's Court.
Hon. James D. Pagones is the Surrogate of Dutchess County, New York.
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