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LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Surrogate's Court

Topically organized and procedurally driven with descriptively-titled section headings and checklists for ease of research.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
Print Book :1 volume, softbound, replaced annually
2017 Edition
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ISBN: 9781522122791
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LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Surrogate's Court is topically organized and procedurally driven with descriptively-titled section headings and checklists for ease of research. It cites seminal cases and precise references to codes and court rules.

LexisNexisAnswerGuide New York Surrogate's Court also directs the user to in-depth analysis and forms coverage via "Practice Resources" in each section. References to titles such as Warrens' Heaton on Surrogate's Court Practice, the authority cited most often by the Surrogates themselves, and Bender's Forms for the Civil Practice, which includes all official forms of the New York Surrogate's Court, take the user directly to a relevant section or form.

LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Surrogate's Court also provides access to public records (e.g., locating an out-of-state beneficiary) by way of sample online searches easily modified to suit the user's needs.

The title is replete with checklists and features 170 practice pointers—Strategic Point, Timing, Warning, and Exception—that ensure best practices and help avoid practice pitfalls.

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Jurisdiction



CHAPTER 2 Pleadings, Process, and Virtual Representation



CHAPTER 3 Probate Proceedings



CHAPTER 4 Intestate Administration



CHAPTER 5 Small Estate Administration (Voluntary Administration) and Avoiding
Administration



CHAPTER 6 Temporary Administration



CHAPTER 7 Foreign Estates



CHAPTER 8 Claims Against Estate



CHAPTER 9 Disposition of Real Property



CHAPTER 10 Trusts and Trustees



CHAPTER 11 Guardians of Infants



CHAPTER 12 Guardians of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons



CHAPTER 13 Guardians of Incapacitated Persons Under Mental Hygiene Law Article 81



CHAPTER 14 General Provisions Relating to Letters



CHAPTER 15 Appearing in Surrogate's Court



CHAPTER 16 Accountings of Fiduciaries



CHAPTER 17 Miscellaneous Proceedings



CHAPTER 18 Trials and Hearings



CHAPTER 19 Attorney's Fees



CHAPTER 20 Commissions of Fiduciaries



CHAPTER 21 Court Fees



CHAPTER 22 Records and Recording