Surrogate's: How To Proceed

How To Proceed When A Loved One Dies

PROBATE - Decedent Left a Will (and estate assets of more than $30,000.00)

ADMINISTRATION - Decedent did NOT leave a Will (and estate assets of more than $30,000.00)

SMALL ESTATE - personal property only estate assets of less than $30,000

 

 

How To Proceed When A Loved One Needs A Guardian

ARTICLE 17 GUARDIANSHIP - Child under the age of 18 and receiving over $10,000

ARTICLE 17-A GUARDIANSHIP - Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled

ARTICLE 81 GUARDIANSHIP - Incapacitated Adult