|§ 11-A-6.1||Uniformity of Application and Construction|
|§ 11-A-6.2||Severability Clause|
|§ 11-A-6.3||Effective Date|
|§ 11-A-6.4||Application of Article|
Terms Used In New York Laws > Estates, Powers and Trusts > Article 11-A > Part 6 - Miscellaneous Provisions
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
- Decedent: A deceased person.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.