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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Jerry" Carp whose 45-plus years of experience navigating the New York Surrogate's Court is a rare asset among trusts and estates practices.
The executor of Monroe's estate and her heirs had urged the New York Surrogate's Court, where her estate was probated, to conclude that she was a domiciliary of the state of New York.
The estate was the largest ever brought before the New York Surrogate's Court, which probates wills.

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