2006 New York Code - Domiciliaries; Jurisdiction And Venue



 
  § 205. Domiciliaries; jurisdiction and venue
    1.  The  surrogate's  court  of  any  county has jurisdiction over the
  estate of a decedent who was a domiciliary of the state at the  time  of
  his death, disappearance or internment. The proper venue for proceedings
  relating to such estates is the county of the decedent's domicile at the
  time of his death, disappearance or internment.
    2.  A surrogate shall transfer any proceeding to the surrogate's court
  of the proper county either on his own motion or on the  motion  of  any
  party.
    3.  Notwithstanding  the  foregoing  provisions  of  this section, the
  surrogate's court of any county has jurisdiction over, and is  a  proper
  venue  for, the proceedings of any decedent who was a domiciliary of the
  state at the time of his or her death and who died as a result of wounds
  or injury incurred as a result of the  terrorist  attacks  on  September
  eleventh, two thousand one.

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