New York Consolidated Laws, Surrogate's Court Procedure Act - SCP § 709. Objection to grant of letters or appointment of lifetime trustee

Any person interested, including a nominated fiduciary, before letters are granted to another fiduciary or the surrogate's court appoints a trustee of a lifetime trust, may file objections showing his or her interest in the estate and stating one or more of the legal objections set forth in 707 to granting the letters to or the appointment of one or more of the persons about to receive them or to be appointed.  Where such objections are filed the court may stay the granting of letters to or the appointment of the person against whom the objection is made until the matter is determined.

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