For New York state probate law, the deceased's will is filed with the probate court, and after any issues are addressed, the judge grants letters testamentary, according to attorney Rudolf J. Karvay. Individuals disputin... More » Government & Politics Law

To start the probate process, you usually need the will, explains New York Life. The executor of the will comes forward and begins the probate process in the county of the decedent's legal residence at the time of his de... More » Government & Politics Law

New York State law states that parents are responsible for supporting their child until he turns 21, states the New York Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. Each child is entitled to emotional and financial su... More » Government & Politics Law Child Support & Custody

The procedure in California probate court involves the executor of a will filing it with the court, confirming the validity of the will, and then filing an inventory of the estate with the court, according to O... More » Government & Politics Law

Tips for going through probate court include filing the will with the court so that the appointed executor can be officially named by the court, Nolo explains. From there, the executor needs to file a list of property th... More » Government & Politics Law

A will is probated in probate court, which is a state court governed by state and local law. The probate court determines the validity of the will and oversees the distribution of the decedent's assets, according to Corn... More » Government & Politics Law

The New York State Legislature website and the Legal Information Institute provide links to a list of New York state statutes. New York state statutes are divided into two primary categories: consolidated and unconsolida... More » Government & Politics Law