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LexisNexis AnswerGuide: New York Surrogate's Court, 2017 Edition

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
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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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

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