... Spain, J. 972 Decedent died in 2000. Thereafter, petitionerâ€”decedent's unmarried
companion of nearly 30 yearsâ€”commenced this proceeding in Surrogate's Court,
as named executor, seeking probate of decedent's will. Three ...
... This appeal requires us to determine the standard applicable to a petition to vacate a probate
decree brought by a nonparty to an initial probate proceeding and based upon "newlydiscovered
evidence," which allegedly demonstrates that a probated will was procured through ...
... Decedent died in June 2006 and petitioner sought to probate the will. ... Petitioner then moved for
summary judgment 838 seeking dismissal of the objections and admitting the will to probate.
Concluding that issues of fact existed, Surrogate's Court denied the motion. ...
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