orphans' court

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or′phans' court`

a probate court in certain U.S. states.
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There are happy recent memories on the Orphans' court -- Marion won a Class 3A Sectional championship there last season by beating Columbia and East St.
They could be applied only after project managers complied with a number of stipulations regarding the reinterment and gained approval from the Federal Historic Preservation Commission, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the York County Orphans' Court, Hogeman said.
Powell by per curiam order following oral arguments because he violated more than a dozen Maryland Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct by bringing a frivolous lawsuit, failing to file complete documents to Orphans' Court on time, disobeying orders from Orphans' Court, lying to bar counsel and mismanaging his trust accounts, the opinion states.
Smith has served as a court appointed master-in-partition for the Orphans' Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County.
When I searched in a legal database for the maxim, in Latin, for an excerpt of the Latin, and in English, I retrieved only four 19th century cases, including one from the Orphans' Court of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County.
Judge Lawrence O'Toole of the Orphans' Court was scheduled to rule on the issue during a hearing after The Nonprofit Times went to press.
Seeking such relief initially in a Probate or Orphans' Court is a relatively cost-effective way to obtain information to better evaluate whether further court action is warranted.
Carr, "The Development of the Maryland Orphans' Court, 1654-1715," in R.
Just before Christmas, Judge Stanley Ott of Montgomery County Orphans' Court made his long-awaited judgment in the petition by the Barnes Foundation to vary the terms of its founder's indenture in order that it can move from its present site in Lower Merion, in suburban Philadelphia, to the city centre.
The agreement is pending approval from the Montgomery County Orphans' Court, which is expected to rule later this year.
A Dauphin County Orphans' Court judge dismissed all legal challenges related to the sale of Hershey Foods Corporation.
(103) For reasons that were not then apparent to her, Raymond quickly petitioned the city's Orphans' Court for her admission to practice before that body, and she was admitted in October 1927.