New York Consolidated Laws, Surrogate's Court Procedure Act - SCP § 205. Domiciliaries;  jurisdiction and venue




1. The surrogate's court of any county has jurisdiction over the estate of a decedent who was a domiciliary of the state at the time of his death, disappearance or internment.  The proper venue for proceedings relating to such estates is the county of the decedent's domicile at the time of his death, disappearance or internment.

2. A surrogate shall transfer any proceeding to the surrogate's court of the proper county either on his own motion or on the motion of any party.

3. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the surrogate's court of any county has jurisdiction over, and is a proper venue for, the proceedings of any decedent who was a domiciliary of the state at the time of his or her death and who died as a result of wounds or injury incurred as a result of the terrorist attacks on September eleventh, two thousand one.





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