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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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86) As phrased by Ralph Brashier, an expert in probate law, "[T]he first goal of intestacy law is to effectuate the typical decedent's intent, but like all laws, probate laws ultimately should promote and protect the state.
This unfortunate result stems not from this court's interpretation of Florida's probate law, but from the fact that Ms.
My advice to anyone thinking about writing a will is to make sure that you seek specialist legal advice from a reputable firm which specialises in wills and probate law.
Ms Hardwidge has worked as a director for more than five years and specialises in wills and probate law.
They summarize legal issues underlying such assessments, define legal terms commonly associated with this area of probate law, explain how to perform such assessments ethically and effectively, and explain such tools as semi-structured interviewing and appropriate psychological tests.
The heart of probate law rests on a simple question: "What was the person's intent?
It significantly changed probate law by allowing specified family members who lived with and provided direct care to a "disabled person" to file a claim in probate court for those services, after the disabled individual's death.
Dennis Sandoval is the only attorney in California who is board certified in elder law, taxation law and estate planning, trust and probate law (certified by the California Bar Board of Legal Specialization and the National Elder Law Foundation).
In fact, they seemed to actually be immersed in the intricacies of Texas probate law in an effort to determine when federal courts may hear claims that involve state probate proceedings.
chair of the Probate Committee of the Real Estate and Probate Law Section of the National Bar Association.
Brashier has significant experience in the area of probate law, and this book's extensive legal and secondary source citations reflect the depth and breadth of his considerable knowledge.
Hope Fuqua & Campbell will focus on business and commercial law, employment law, real estate law, probate law, insurance law, family law, criminal defense, administrative law and litigation.
State law allows an executor to bring suit to enforce a probate law provision that estate taxes be paid pro rata from the assets subject to tax.