1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Surrogate's Court Procedure
  4. Article 13: Settlement of Small Estates Without Court Administration

Section 1301 Definitions In this article: 1

Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP)


  In this article:

  1. A small estate is the estate of a domiciliary or a non-domiciliary who dies leaving personal property having a gross value of $50,000 or less exclusive of property required to be set off under EPTL 5-3.1 (a).

  2. A voluntary administrator is a person who qualifies and undertakes to settle the estate of the decedent without the formality of court administration as hereinafter provided.