Surrogate Court

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Surrogate Court

A tribunal in some states with Subject Matter Jurisdiction over actions and proceedings involving, among other things, the probate of wills, affairs of decedents, and the guardianship of the property of Infants.

surrogate court

n. a court in a few states (including New York) with jurisdiction over probates, estates and adoptions.

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12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Suffolk County Surrogate Court Judge John M.
He specializes in the preparation of complicated estate and gift tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns, and judicial accountings and has rendered expert testimony in Surrogate Court.
In a July 18 filing in Manhattan Surrogate Court, the actor's accountant David Friedman recalled conversations with Hoffman where the topic of a trust for his children was raised.
After Friedman stated in the documents presented to Manhattan Surrogate Court, that Hoffman had treated his partner of 14 years just like his spouse, the court's attorney said that there shouldn't be any problem in accepting the late stars wishes as there was nothing suspicious.
com/music/news/adam-yauchs-will-prohibits-use-of-his-music-in-ads-20120809) reports that the will, which was filed Tuesday in Manhattan Surrogate Court, states in a first-person clause that "in no event may my image or name or any music or any artistic property created by me be used for advertising purposes.
A Manhattan surrogate court judge threw out the claims made by 2,302 people 79 years ago this month that they should inherit a piece of a vast New York City real estate fortune owned by the wealthy but low-profile Wendel family.
COURT'S OPINION: The Surrogate Court of the City of New York denied the motion for summary judgment in its entirety.
Rather than rushing to file a civil lawsuit, long-term care facilities should begin in Probate Court, also known in various states as Orphans' or Surrogate Court or Court of Ordinary.
Her series, Count Marriage Registers of Ontario: 1858-1869 and Surrogate Court Index of Ontario.
The return reported the estate as construed under the surrogate court decree.
Under the Surrogate Court Act, the fees payable in Alberta for issuance of a grant of probate are as follows:
By bringing fishery and colony together through the court records of the Surrogate Court (1785-1825) and the Northern Circuit Court (1826-1855), Cadigan has provided a new context for Newfoundland in this period.