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probate court

noun

Simple Definition of probate court

  • law : a court that proves wills are valid

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of probate court

  1. :  a court that has jurisdiction chiefly over the probate of wills and administration of deceased persons' estates

1786

First Known Use of probate court

1786


Law Dictionary

probate court

noun

Legal Definition of probate court

  1. :  a court that has jurisdiction over the probate of wills and administration of estates and sometimes over the affairs of minors and persons adjudged incompetent — compare orphans' court




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