personal representative

noun

Legal Definition of personal representative

: one recognized as the representative of another party or his or her interests specifically : an executor or administrator who may bring or be subject to an action or proceeding for or against a deceased person and his or her estate when a person who has brought an action for personal injury dies pending the action, such action may be revived in the name of his personal representative Code of Virginia

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