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


Section 908 Settlement of temporary administrator's account of a decedent's estate 1

Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP)

Settlement of temporary administrator's account of a decedent's

   estate

  1. When the time for presentation of claims as fixed by notice duly published has expired or when 7 months have elapsed since the issuance of letters of temporary administration on the estate of a decedent the court may direct a temporary administrator to account upon the application of the temporary administrator. The court upon its own initiative or upon the petition of a person interested, a public administrator, county treasurer or creditor, may direct a temporary administrator to account at any time.

  2. Upon the settlement of his account the court may direct the temporary administrator of a decedent's estate to pay the decedent's funeral and administration expenses and direct the ratable distribution of the remaining assets in payment of the claims allowed or established as valid claims against the decedent. The court may direct the payment into court or the retention by the temporary administrator of whatever may remain of the assets of the personal estate of such decedent.