New York Civil Practice: EPTL

This publication features the substantive law of wills, trusts, family rights, perpetuities, accumulations, fiduciaries' powers, and powers of appointment.

Select a format

Print Book:7 volumes, looseleaf, updated with revisions
ISBN: 9780820518060
In Stock
Best value
ISBN: 9780327170853
In Stock
Best value
ISBN: 9780327170853
In Stock
Best value
International Order Inquiry

Product description

View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature

•  The substantive law of wills, trusts, family rights, perpetuities,accumulations, fiduciaries' powers, powers of appointment, and charitable trusts

•  Analysis of the law including legislative history, underlying studies of the Temporary Commission on Estates, and Revisers' Notes

•  Case law developments and statutory amendments, fully analyzed

•  Arranged by EPTL section for ease of use

•  Derivation of each EPTL section; EPTL annual amendment Note Sheets; cross-references to and discussion of other laws affecting the operation of the EPTL; fast-action index

You may also be interested in these products:
Warren's Heaton on Surrogate's Court Practice
New York Civil Practice: SCPA

eBooks, CDs, downloadable content, and software purchases are noncancelable, nonrefundable and nonreturnable. Click here for more information about LexisNexis eBooks. The eBook versions of this title may feature links to Lexis+® for further legal research options. A valid subscription to Lexis+® is required to access this content.


Featured Authors

Table of contents


ARTICLE 1 General Provisions

PART 1 Short Title; How Cited; References; Severability; Application

PART 2 Definitions

ARTICLE 2 Rules Governing Dispositions Subject To This Law

PART 1 Substantive Rules Governing Dispositions


ARTICLE 3 Substantive Law Of Wills

PART 1 Who May Make And Receive Testamentary Dispositions Of Property; What Property May Be Disposed Of By Will

PART 2 Execution Of Wills

PART 3 Rules Governing Testamentary Dispositions

PART 4 Revocation Of Wills And Related Subjects

PART 5 Rules Governing Wills Having Relation To Another Jurisdiction

APPENDIX 3-I Construction Of Wills

ARTICLE 4 Descent And Distribution Of An Intestate Estate

PART 1 RULES Governing Intestate Succession


ARTICLE 5 Family Rights

PART 1 Rights Of Surviving Spouse

PART 2 [Reserved]

PART 3 Rights Of Family Unit

PART 4 Rights Of Members Of Family Resulting From Wrongful Act, Neglect Or Default Causing Death Of Decedent


ARTICLE 6 Classification, Creation, Definition Of, And Rules Governing Estates In Property

PART 1 Estates Classified As To Duration

PART 2 Estates Classified As To Number Of Persons

PART 3 Estates Classified As To Time Of Enjoyment And Creation

PART 4 Estates Defined

PART 5 Rules Governing Future Estates

PART 6 Disposition Of Community Property Rights At Death

ARTICLE 7 Trusts

PART 1 Rules Governing Trusts

PART 2 Rules Governing Trustees

PART 3 Rights Of Purchasers, Creditors And Other Persons

PART 4 Gifts To Minors

PART 5 Bank Accounts In Trust Form

PART 6 Uniform Transfers To Minors Act

PART 7 Child Performer Trust Account

PART 8 Trusts For Pets


ARTICLE 8 Charitable Trusts

PART 1 Rules Governing Charitable Trusts

ARTICLE 9 Perpetuities And Accumulations

PART 1 Perpetuities

PART 2 Accumulations

ARTICLE 10 Powers

PART 1 Common Law Of Powers Established With Exceptions

PART 2 Definitions

PART 3 Varieties Of Powers

PART 4 Creation Of A Power Of Appointment

PART 5 Extent Of Donee's Authority To Appoint Or Contract To Appoint An Estate In Appointive Property

PART 6 Rules Governing Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment

PART 7 Rights Of Creditors In Appointive Property

PART 8 Rule Against Perpetuities And Accumulations As Affected By Powers Of Appointment

PART 9 Revocation And Release Of A Power Of Appointment

PART 10 Provisions Affecting Powers Other Than Power Of Appointment


ARTICLE 11 Fiduciary: Powers, Duties And Limitations; Actions By Or Against In Representative Or Individual Capacities

PART 1 Fiduciaries: Powers, Duties And Limitations

PART 2 Investments By Fiduciaries: Powers And Duties Relating Thereto Powers Of Fiduciary

PART 3 Actions By Or Against Personal Representatives

PART 4 Procedural Aspects Of Action By Or Against Personal Representatives

ARTICLE 11-A Uniform Principal And Income Act

PART 1 Definitions And Fiduciary Duties

PART 2 Decedent's Estate Or Terminating Income Interest

PART 3 Apportionment At Beginning And End Of Income Interest

PART 4 Allocation Of Receipts During Administration Of Trust

PART 5 Allocation Of Disbursements During Administration Of Trust

PART 6 Miscellaneous Provisions


ARTICLE 12 Actions By Creditors And Other Persons Against Distributees And Testamentary Beneficiaries

PART 1 Liability Of Distributees And Testamentary Beneficiaries And Action

PART 2 Rules Governing Action To Enforce Liability

ARTICLE 13 Other Provisions Affecting Estates

PART 1 Assets Of Decedent's Estate

PART 2 Statute Of Frauds Requirements

PART 3 Miscellaneous Provisions

PART 4 Transfer-On-Death Security Registration

ARTICLE 14 Repealer; Derivation And Distribution Tables; Effective Date

PART 1 Laws Repealed By This Chapter

PART 2 Distribution Tables

PART 3 Effective Date

APPENDIX A Decedent Estate Law (Former)