New York Civil Practice: SCPA
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The law governing all proceedings brought in Surrogate's Court, includes the full text of the SCPA with textual analysis of every section.
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Table of Contents
ARTICLE 1 General
ARTICLE 2 Jurisdiction And Powers
ARTICLE 3 Proceedings, Pleadings And Process
ARTICLE 4 Appearance; Protection Of Persons Under Disability; Counsel For Indigent Adults In Surrogate's Court Proceedings
ARTICLE 5 Trials And Hearings
ARTICLE 6 Orders And Decrees
ARTICLE 7 General Provisions Relating To Letters
ARTICLE 8 General Provisions Relating To Bonds
ARTICLE 9 Temporary Administration—Absentees And Internees
ARTICLE 10 Intestate Administration
ARTICLE 11 Public Administrators Of The Counties Within The City Of New York
ARTICLE 12 Public Administrators In The Counties Of Erie, Monroe, Nassau, Onondaga, Suffolk And Westchester And County Treasurers Appointed Administrators
ARTICLE 13 Settlement Of Small Estates Without Court Administration
ARTICLE 14 Probate Proceedings; Construction Of Wills; Right Of Election
ARTICLE 15 Trusts And Trustees
ARTICLE 16 Foreign Estates
ARTICLE 17 Guardians And Custodians
ARTICLE 17-A Guardians Of Mentally Retarded And Developmentally Disabled Persons
ARTICLE 18 Claims; Payment Of Debts And Funeral Expenses
ARTICLE 19 Disposition Of Real Property
ARTICLE 20 Proceeding To Open Safe Deposit Box
ARTICLE 21 Miscellaneous Proceedings
ARTICLE 22 Accounting
ARTICLE 23 Costs, Allowances And Commissions
ARTICLE 24 Court Fees
ARTICLE 25 Records And Recording
ARTICLE 26 The Surrogate Court And Its Officers
ARTICLE 27 Appeals
ARTICLE 28 Repeal; Savings Clause; Effective Date
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES