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If you are currently dealing with, or about to deal with, the New York state court system with respect to a probate or estate issue - the following information should be helpful to you.
Probate law governs estate matters when someone who, such as a family member or other loved one, passes away. These laws insure that creditors are paid properly and that assets are distributed correctly to the "heirs," or the descendant(s) of the estate.
What is the purpose of Probate? Probate is the legal process that deals with estate assets and property, with regard to heirs and creditors. Probate begins with a "petition" to open the estate and name a personal representative who is responsible for the administration of the deceased's property.
The next step is when an official Notice of Creditors is printed in a local newspaper and Notice of Administration is sent to other involved parties. Creditors then have a set amount of time to file their claims from the first date of publication. Then the personal representative can pay the debt and distribute the remaining estate. Finally, a petition for discharge is filed, and the estate is closed.
New York Probate Law
Probate in the state of New York requires that the people managing your estate and inheritance matters are aware how probate is to be conducted in that state, with respect to state probate regulations, deadlines and written documents. It's important to fully understand how to prioritize administration granting, as well as the schedule of petitions, which directly affects the role of the estate's personal representative - who will also need to know how to deal with a lost or unreadable will, if that should be the case, as In New York this will directly impact the heir's inheritance.
Probate in the state of New York is problematic for several reasons, hence the assistance of an experience probate attorney would be wise. For one, the language used in New York State documentation is highly specific. Secondly, time-frame deadlines for probate tasks, document creation and filings, petitions, and so forth, are strict and must be closely adhered to, if one is to avoid delays getting to the close of probate to receive your inheritance.
In New York State, granting letters of administration must be in compliance with certain orders of priority. The surviving wife, or husband, comes first - to be followed by their children (if there are any), then grandchildren, then the mother or father of the decedent, then the decedents' sisters or brothers, and then standard distributees.
In New York it is important to note that any parties with an interest in the estate of a decedent who did not leave a will can petition the probate court to start probate procedures. Moreover, in New York, a will that has been lost, or is somehow not usable, can only be filed in probate court if the estate can prove that the will has not been revoked, the will execution can be validated the probate court, and that all the sections of the will can be validated by two believable witnesses.
You will most likely need a probate lawyer to accomplish all of these tasks quickly and correctly. Hiring a probate lawyer who is familiar with New York probate law will serve you well. Your probate attorney should, in fact, be there through the entire probate process to insure the inheritance process is being handled properly. It is not advisable to go through New York probate alone, in order to protect your inheritance and the inheritance of the other heirs, should there be other heirs.
New York Probate Resources
In New York State the Surrogates Court maintains complete jurisdiction over probates, estates, and adoption matters. The court permits trial by jury in most estate cases. The Family Court maintains jurisdiction over juvenile cases and guardianships, and does not allow trial by jury.
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