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Synonyms for probate

a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate

the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements

put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence

establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)

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If studies indicate that we metaprefer who decides to what is decided, then the probate law model should win the day.
Christy is chairman of the Probate Law Section, and Mr.
She said: "The probate lawyer you choose should be experienced in handling all aspects of probate law and contentious probate litigation.
Lauderdale, he has sponsored complicated legislation, such as the probate law rewrite; the Uniform Commercial Code rewrite; the Florida Trust Code rewrite; and another complex lengthy bill creating the Florida Land Trust Act.
Bianchi, 49, is a certified family law specialist whose practice is in family law, adoptions, estate planning and probate law.
A leader in the legal community both locally and nationally, Aronoff is a prior recipient of the President's Award from the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, serves on the board of the Real Property Law Section of the Ohio Bar Association and previously served as national chairman of the Decisions Committee of the Real Property and Probate Law Section of the American Bar Association.
Gurgold is very active in the legal community and serves on the Estate and Trust Tax Planning Committee, as well as the Probate Law and Procedure Committee of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
My focus has always been on relevance and we need to be developing more programmes that play to the strengths of the employment market," said Ms Evans, who has practised in property, family and probate law.
Caption: THE REAL PROPERTY, PROBATE AND TRUST LAW SECTION held its annual Legislative Update recently in Palm Beach under RPPTL Section Chair Lou Guttman's guidance, which covered recent legislation and case law in the areas of homestead, guardianship, construction, business, tax, foreclosure, trust, condominium, creditor's rights, and probate law.
Bianchi's practice is in family law, adoptions, estate planning and probate law.
cum laude from Boston University School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Probate Law Journal.
Probate law firm Morgan Law Group, serves all cities in Orange County, including: Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Balboa Island, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Cypress, Dana Point, as well as estate planning in Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, and estate planning and probate in Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, and estate planning and probate law firm information in Orange, OC, Placentia, Rancho San Margarita, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Sunset Beach, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.
Christy is vice-chairman of the Probate Law Section and Vander Linden is vice-chairman of the Access to Justice Section.
Kate is one of two newcomers at the Hagley branch of Douglas Wood Thompson, which is headed up by solicitor Ralph Cross, an expert in probate law, tax planning and wills.