1. The Laws of New York
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  3. Surrogate's Court Procedure
  4. Article 9: Temporary Administration--absentees and Internees


Section 907 Special powers of temporary administrator in estates of absentees or internees 1

Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP)

Special powers of temporary administrator in estates of absentees

   or internees

  1. Where it appears to the satisfaction of the court that the spouse, a child or a dependent presumptive distributee of an absentee or internee or the internee himself or herself requires provision out of the estate for his or her benefit, health, maintenance, clothing or education, the court may make such orders from time to time empowering the temporary administrator to make such provision therefor out of all property in his or her hands not needed for the payment of claims as the court deems proper.

  2. The court may by order empower the temporary administrator from time to time to conduct any inquiry and to expend funds of the estate therefor to ascertain the whereabouts or condition of an absentee or internee. The expenditures so made shall be deemed administration expenses.