probate

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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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Once the estate is probated and its assets are distributed, creditors cannot make claim against the assets.
Services offered as part of EstateWise 100 include identification of corresponding probated estates for 100 percent of a creditor's deceased account portfolio, claim filing on all estates identified, claims collections using a proprietary estate claims recovery process, monthly status reports on claims inventory and the industry's most advanced disputed estate claim resolution service.
Customers gain access to Forte's patented Probate Finder[R] Technology that provides an automated and systematic solution that identifies deceased accounts, finds probated estates, and files claims.
Florida lawyers will notice numerous details changed, but the way estates are probated will not change dramatically," Kelley said.
That is to say, it must be someone who would stand to benefit from the estate if the offered will were not probated (i.
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