2006 New York Code - Laws: Estates, Powers and Trusts: (2-1.1 - 2-1.14) Substantive Rules Governing Dispositions

2-1.1 - Heirs at law and next of kin defined
2-1.2 - Issue to take per capita, per stirpes or by representation
2-1.3 - Adopted children and posthumous children as members of a class
2-1.4 - Words of inheritance unnecessary
2-1.5 - Advancements and their adjustment
2-1.6 - Disposition of property where there is no sufficient evidence that persons have died otherwise than simultaneously
2-1.7 - Presumption of death from absence; effect of exposure to specific peril.
2-1.8 - Apportionment of federal and state estate or other death taxes; fiduciary to collect taxes from property taxed and transferees thereof
2-1.9 - Distributions in kind by executors and trustees
2-1.10 - Provisions relating to infants and minors
2-1.11 - Renunciation of property interests
2-1.12 - Credit shelter formula bequests
2-1.13 - Right to recover state estate and gift taxes where decedent retained interest
2-1.14 - Consequences of partly ineffective dispositions of trust principal to two or more beneficiaries

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