Court of Probate
Probate Pro"bate, a. Of or belonging to a probate, or court of probate; as, a probate record. [1913 Webster]

{Probate Court}, or {Court of Probate}, a court for the probate of wills.

{Probate duty}, a government tax on property passing by will. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • court of probate — A judicial body that exercises jurisdiction over the acceptance of wills as valid documents and over the management and settlement of the estates of minors or of spendthrifts, of mentally incompetent persons, and of habitual drunkards. Dictionary …   Law dictionary

  • Court of Probate — The Court of Probate was created by the Court of Probate Act 1857, which transferred the jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts in testamentary matters to the new court so created. The Judge of the Court of Probate also presided over the Court …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Probate — A court existing in many states having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the grant of administration, and the supervision of the management and settlement of the estates of decedents, including the collection of assets, the allowance of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Court of Probate — A court existing in many states having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the grant of administration, and the supervision of the management and settlement of the estates of decedents, including the collection of assets, the allowance of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • court of probate — See probate court …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • court of probate — noun see probate court …   Useful english dictionary

  • Court of Probate Act 1857 — The Court of Probate Act 1857 transferred responsibility for the granting of probate, and letters of administration, from the ecclesiastical courts of England and Wales to a new civil Court of Probate. It created a Principal Probate Registry in… …   Wikipedia

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  • Court of Exchequer (Scotland) — Scots law This article is part of the series: Law of Scotland Administration …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba — The Court of Queen s Bench of Manitoba (in French: Cour du Banc de la Reine du Manitoba) is the superior court of the Canadian province of Manitoba. The court is divided into the Family Division and the General Division. The Family Division deals …   Wikipedia

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