probate

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Probate

Probate is a legal document. Receipt of probate is the first step in the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person, resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person`s property under a will. A probate court (surrogate court) decides the legal validity of a testator`s (person`s) will and grants its approval, also kno......
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probate

[n] - a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate 2. [n] - the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements 3. [v] - put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence 4. [v]
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Probate

• (a.) Of or belonging to a probate, or court of probate; as, a probate record. • (v. t.) To obtain the official approval of, as of an instrument purporting to be the last will and testament; as, the executor has probated the will. • (n.) Official proof; especially, the proof before a competent officer or tribunal that an instrument ...
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probate

probate will noun a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
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Probate

Pro'bate adjective Of or belonging to a probate, or court of probate; as, a probate record. Probate Court , or Court of Probate , a court for the probate of wills. -- Probate duty , a government tax on property passing by will. [ Eng.]
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Probate

Pro'bate noun [ From Latin probatus , past participle of probare to prove. See Prove .] 1. Proof. [ Obsolete] Skelton. 2. (Law) (a) Official proof; especially, the proof before a competent officer or tribunal that an instrument offered, purp...
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Probate

Pro'bate transitive verb To obtain the official approval of, as of an instrument purporting to be the last will and testament; as, the executor has probated the will.
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probate

1) n. the process of proving a will is valid and thereafter administering the estate of a dead person according to the terms of the will. The first step is to file the purported will with the clerk of the appropriate court in the county where the deceased person lived, along with a petition to have the court approve the will and appoint the executo...
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probate

Formal proof of a will. In the UK, if a will's validity is unquestioned, it is proven in `common form`; the executor, in the absence of other interested parties, obtains at a probate registry a...
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probate

Formal proof of a will. In the UK, if a will's validity is unquestioned, it is proven in `common form`; the executor, in the absence of other interested parties, obtains at a probate registry a grant upon his or her own oath. Otherwise, it must be proved in `solemn form`: its validity established at a probate court (...
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probate

in Anglo-American law, the judicial proceedings by which it is determined whether or not a paper purporting to be the last will of a deceased person ... [1 related articles]
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Probate

Is the process of establishing the validity of a will before a duly authorized court or person.
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Probate

It is a process of proving the genuineness and validity of the will in the court generally known as probate court. The will of the descendant ( dead) is sent to the probate court who manages the distribution, validates the will, collects the assets, administer it by the way of paying taxes and registering in the name of the heir, all this being the...
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Probate

legal proof that a will is valid so that authority can be given to the executors to deal with the estate.
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probate

probate (prō'bāt) , in law, the certification by a court that a will is valid. Probate, which is governed by various statutes in the several states of the United States, is required before the will can take effect. The procedure requires that notification of a hearing be given to all...
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probate

probate 1. The act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements. 2. A judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate. 3. To establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents).
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Probate

Probate is the process of authenticating, or verifying, your will so that your executor can carry ou
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probate

Process of proving a will is valid and should be carried out. Also refers more generally to law governing estates.
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Probate

Strictly, the exhibiting and proving of a will by the executors. In common usage as a general term describe the process of obtaining a grant of representation.
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Probate

The act of proving that a document claiming to be a Will was signed and executed within the legal requirements
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Probate

The court-supervised process by which a will is determined to be the will-maker
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Probate

The court-supervised process following a person's death that includes proving the authenticity of the deceased person's willappointing someone to handle the deceased person's affairsidentifying and inventorying the deceased person's propertypaying debts and taxesidentifying heirs, anddistributing the deceased person's property according to the will...
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Probate

The formal judicial proceeding to prove or confirm the validity of a will, to collect the assets of
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Probate

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