What is an "infant" in New York estate law?

Definition of INFANT or MINOR:

(noun) / a person who has not attained the age of eighteen years1

Unlike its everyday meaning, "infant" does not mean a very young child or baby. It is the legal term, within the context of New York estate law, to refer to a minor.

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1 New York Estates, Powers & Trusts Law §1-2.9-a; Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act § 103 (27)

Daniel R. Antonelli
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