§ 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.