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In the typical estate situation, the Surrogate’s Court will appoint either an Administrator or Executor to handle estate affairs.  An Executor is appointed when the decedent leaves a Last Will and Testament.  When a decedent dies intestate without a Will,
Continue Reading New York Limited Letters of Administration – A Useful Procedure to Search for Assets

When a person is appointed by the Surrogate’s Court as an Administrator or Executor of a decedent’s estate, he assumes a great deal of powers and responsibilities.  Estates, Powers and Trusts law Section 11-1.1 entitled “Fiduciaries powers” sets forth an
Continue Reading Can a New York Executor Seek Direction from the Court Concerning Fiduciary Decisions – Yes, in Special Circumstances