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Recognized as a classic reference for more than 50 years, Harris New York Estates: Probate, Administration, and Litigation guides you through all pertinent issues regarding probate administration, including uncontested probate and contested accounting. It thoroughly analyzes the numerous changes made to New York tax law in recent years. Its more than 100 forms, plus checklists, charts, tables, and computation examples, will save you time at every stage of administration. Coverage includes treatment of the following: The effect of divorce on nomination of a former spouse A nonresident's estate Powers of attorney Remedies fashioned by the court You'll also get thorough treatment of postmortem issues, including: First contact with the estate Jurisdiction Commencement of proceedings Intestate administration Settlement of estate without administration Preparing for administration Management of assets Payment of claims Taxes Accounting Commissions Legal fees Practice before the Surrogate's Court Will contests Kinship proceedings Discovery