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SECTION 2401
Fees in the surrogate's court; general provisions 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 24
§ 2401. Fees in the surrogate's court; general provisions

1. In the surrogate's court fees for service, filing and other matters
shall be as provided in this article to the exclusion of other statutory
provisions unless expressly stated to the contrary.

2. The clerk of each surrogate's court shall charge and receive for
the services and matters herein set forth the fees indicated in this
article which shall be payable in advance.

3. All fees shall be the property of the county unless otherwise
provided by law.

4. Unless specifically indicated no fee is chargeable for motions made
in a pending proceeding or for ex parte applications.

5. The fees in the surrogate's court of each county of the state shall
be the amount specified in the rate column for the service or matter
indicated.

6. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no
filing fees payable pursuant to the provisions of this section and
section twenty-four hundred two of this article shall be required in any
matter relating to the estates or affairs of persons missing or deceased
as a result of the terrorist attacks of September eleventh, two thousand
one.