New York Surrogate's Court Procedure Act - SCP

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  • 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's Court and Its Officers
  • Article 27. Appeals
  • Article 28. Repeal;  Savings Clause;  Effective Date

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