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a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates

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In urban counties, a probate judge makes the decision on whether a guardian is needed.
30) The Massachusetts Appeals Court reasoned that since goodwill is part of the marital estate, it is subject to the broad equitable powers of a probate judge in the equitable distribution of the estate.
They initially won an order from a probate judge in September to freeze the lottery check, asserting his widow tried to cash it, the report said.
A probate judge overseeing Britney's conservatorship has ruled the singer's caretakers should not allow her to testify "under any circumstances".
Blount County Probate Judge David Standridge and a pharmacist, Al Mickle.
Ryan, a probate judge for the state of Alabama, is a favorite at weddings.
Leary defied odds himself early in his career, as heavy drinking behavior that had started during his school days continued over the course of a career as a private-practice attorney and probate judge.
Boorstein and Bristol Probate Judge Elizabeth LaStaiti, who talked about the struggles of American women for equal rights, Haghighatjoo said.
Sheridan, PhD, RN, candidate for Probate Judge, representing Rep.
A Florida probate judge, who shall remain nameless, when confronted by an eager, young probate attorney who argued for the theory of virtual adoption for his client, rolled his eyes and visibly and audibly sighed in exasperation.
There are two reasons every client needs a will: to minimize the tax consequences whenever property is passed from one person to another, and to make sure their family is properly taken care of Without a will, the client loses control, and a probate judge takes over and decides how the assets will be divided or disposed of--something many clients have never thought about.
Readers learn about Orson Hyde's immense frustration as probate judge of newly created Carson County, the culpability of the Williams brothers in sparking the Pyramid Lake War, the presence of African American farmers in the Carson Valley, and the discovery of the Comstock Lode at "both ends" by two different groups of prospectors.
The child's mother obtained a temporary injunction forcing the hospital to continue artificial ventilation so that she would have more time to arrange transfer, but after five months, a probate judge ruled that another health care provider would not be found, and life support was withdrawn.
Documentation may prove helpful should you later have to explain your actions to the IRS or a probate judge.
Emilio received another reprieve April 10, when Travis County Probate Judge Guy Herman decided to give both sides more time to prepare for a full hearing, which is now scheduled for May 8, CNN reported.