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Proceedings thereupon 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 17
§ 1717. Proceedings thereupon

1. Where the court is satisfied upon the papers presented as
prescribed in the preceding section that the case is within that section
and that it will be for the infant's interest that ancillary letters
issue to the petitioner, it may make a decree accordingly.

2. The decree may be made without process or process may issue to such
persons as the court deems proper, to show cause why the prayer of the
petition should not be granted.

3. Before ancillary letters are issued the court may direct that any
debts appearing to be due or owing from the infant to domiciliaries be
paid or security given therefor.