surrogate court


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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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And the Surrogate Court may be involved if there are guardianship or adoption matters.
When asked about this, "We serve summons and complaints, subpoenas, orders to show cause, citations, non-payment and eviction notices, motions, in all types of legal actions - landlord and tenant, foreclosure, collection, personal injury, surrogate court matter, family court, matrimonial, contracts," replied the spokesperson of Preferred Process Servers, Inc.
He battled Kaplan's children -- Phillip, Peter and Jennifer -- in court until 2000, when, according to a New York Daily News article, a Manhattan Surrogate Court judge dismissed the children's fraud claim against Lazarus.
At Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, Donahue concentrates her practice in all areas of estate planning, estate administration and probate proceedings and other related surrogate court proceedings.
Her series County Marriage Registers of Ontario and Surrogate Court Index of Ontario, Canada.
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. Dardashtian completed his Bachelor's Degree in Science Business Administration with a focus in Accounting & Finance at the Boston University School of Management and completed his Juris Doctor at Brooklyn Law School.
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.
Caption: Surrogate Court Judge Barbara Howe, now running for re-election, may get an early endorsement from the Erie County Conservative Party.
Rolling Stone magazine (http://www.rollingstone.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." The phrase "or any music or any artistic property created by me" was written by hand, according to the magazine.
Yauch's will, filed Tuesday in Manhattan Surrogate Court, says the Brooklyn native's entire fortune of $6.4 million should be placed in a trust for his wife, Dechen Yauch, and their 13-year-old daughter.
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.