probate court


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probate court

n.
A court with jurisdiction over the probating of wills and administration of estates.

pro′bate court`


n.
a special court with power over administration of estates of deceased persons, the probate of wills, etc.
[1720–30]

probate court

A court whose authority is restricted to establishing the validity of wills or administering estates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.probate court - a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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probate court

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