Matter of Pitcher 2012 NY Slip Op 50856(U) Decided on April 27, 2012 Sur Ct, Schenectady County Versaci, J. Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law: The Administrator thereafter retained the services of Von Langen, LLC, a forensic genealogist firm. Investigator Cliff von Langen completed a Report of Findings... The undisputed findings of the genealogist... the Court is satisfied pursuant to the provisions of SCPA §2225(b) that diligent and exhaustive efforts have been made from all available sources to ascertain the existence of any additional distributes... There is no question that this file required extraordinary work to satisfy the due diligence requirements in order to identify and locate the Decedent's distributees who were initially unknown. The foregoing shall constitute the Decision and Order of this Court. Submit Decree.
Hon. Vincent W. Versaci, SurrogateSurrogate's Court, County of Schenectady, NY