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surrogate court

In some states, the name given to the probate court that has jurisdiction to supervise the administration of a decedent's estate.

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of Philippson, (14) in which a mast settlement impoverished the grantor, the New York Surrogate's Court held it was implied that the trust assets would be used for the grantor's benefit.
Mayor La Guardia called the New York Surrogate's Court "the most expensive undertaking establishment in the world.
Attorney Michael Zavis, partner of the law firm Katten Muchin & Zavis which drafted Miss Duke's final will, said the Attorney General's views are clearly at odds with the Kuh Report filed in New York Surrogate's Court.

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