New York Surrogate's Court Procedure - Article 23 - § 2304 Costs of Appeal
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§ 2304. Costs of appeal
1. The appellate court may award costs of the appeal as follows:
(a) Upon an appeal in a proceeding to construe a will, to any party to
(b) Upon an appeal in any other proceeding, to any party who
(i) has succeeded therein in whole or in part, or
(ii) has participated therein as a fiduciary, guardian ad litem,
guardian, committee or conservator of a person under disability, or
(iii) is named as an executor in a paper propounded by him in good
faith as the will of the decedent.
2. The court may direct that the costs shall abide the event of a new
trial or of the subsequent proceedings in the surrogate's court.
3. Costs may be made payable out of the estate, or if awarded to a
successful party, personally by the unsuccessful party, as directed by
the appellate court or if such direction be not given, as directed by
4. Costs of an appeal awarded in the court shall be pursuant to CPLR
8203 and 8204.
Section: Article 23 2301 2302 2303 2304 2305 2306 2307 2307-A 2308 2309 2310 2311 2312 2313
Last modified: February 18, 2012