New York Practice Guide: Probate and Estate Administration

Expert guidance on the essentials of probate and estate administration in New York State.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
Frequency: (1 issues)
Print Book :2 volumes, loose-leaf, updated annually
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ISBN: 9780820515229
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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New York Practice Guide: Probate and Estate Administration features expert guidance on the essentials of probate and estate administration in New York State. In-depth analysis of state and federal statutes, case law, regulations, and statewide court rules are presented in a "how-to'' format that includes detailed, practice-oriented and topical coverage of Surrogate's Court practice and estate administration. Inside you'll find:

•   Preliminary administration steps
•   Probate practice
•   Administration of estate assets
•   Estate accounting
•   Federal and state taxation and estate tax returns
•   Legal background and procedural guide
•   Checklists, forms and practice points
•   Reference guide

First published 1985. 2 Volumes; Looseleaf; updated annually with revisions.

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Table of Contents

VOLUME ONE

PART I PRELIMINARY STEPS AND SMALL ESTATES

CHAPTER 1 Preliminary Steps to Probate and Estate Administration

CHAPTER 2 Settlement of Small Estates

PART II PROBATE OF THE WILL

CHAPTER 3 The Validity of the Will

CHAPTER 4 Jurisdiction and Types of Probate Proceedings

CHAPTER 5 Parties

CHAPTER 6 Service of Process, Waiver of Process and Appearance

CHAPTER 7 Petition for Probate and Other Required Documents

CHAPTER 8 Examination of Attesting Witnesses

CHAPTER 9 Preliminary Letters Testamentary

CHAPTER 10 Letters of Administration with the Will Annexed

CHAPTER 11 Objections to Probate; Trial of Contested Probate Proceeding

PART III LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 12 Temporary Administration

CHAPTER 13 Letters of Administration

CHAPTER 14 Letters of Administration De Bonis Non (D.B.N.)

CHAPTER 15 Guardians Ad Litem

CHAPTER 16 Guardians

CHAPTER 17 Guardian for Personal Needs and/or Property Management Appointed Under Mental Hygiene Law Article 81

Chapters 18-19 [Reserved]

PART IV MISCELLANEOUS PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 20 Ancillary Proceedings

CHAPTER 21 Miscellaneous Proceedings

CHAPTER 22 Proceedings for Advice and Direction

CHAPTER 23 Compensation of Attorneys

CHAPTER 24 Proceeding for Construction and Reformation


VOLUME TWO

PART V ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE ASSETS

CHAPTER 25 Marshalling The Estate Assets

CHAPTER 26 Custody and Preservation

CHAPTER 27 Enforcement of Estate's Claims

CHAPTER 28 Disposition of Claims Against the Estate

CHAPTER 29 Managing and Disposing of the Decedent's Business

CHAPTER 30 Disposition of Real Property

CHAPTER 31 Payment of Legacies and Distributive Shares

Chapters 32-33 [Reserved]

PART VI TAXATION OF WEALTH TRANSFER

CHAPTER 34 Federal Estate Taxation

CHAPTER 35 New York Estate Taxation

CHAPTER 36 Income Tax Returns Filed By The Fiduciary

Chapters 37-39 [Reserved]

PART VII ACCOUNTING OF ESTATE ASSETS

CHAPTER 40 Procedures for Accounting

CHAPTER 41 The Accounting