1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Surrogate's Court Procedure
  4. Article 25: Records and Recording


Section 2506 Recording wills proved within the state 1

Surrogate's Court Procedure (SCP)

Recording wills proved within the state

  1. A certified copy of a will of real property admitted to probate in any court of competent jurisdiction of the state must be recorded in the office of the county clerk or register as the case requires of any county in which real property of the testator is situated, upon the request of any person interested.

  2. The fiduciary under a will of real property must cause a certified copy thereof to be recorded in each county where real property of the testator is situate, other than the county of the testator's domicile, within 20 days after letters are issued to him.

  3. An exemplification of the record of such a will from any court where recorded either before or after this chapter takes effect may be in like manner recorded in the office of the clerk or register of any county.