probate court

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

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Attorney General Nessel and Supreme Court Justices Richard Bernstein and Megan Cavanagh are kicking off the Elder Abuse Task Force Listening Tour in Grand Rapids today at the Kent County Probate Court from 1-3 p.m.
Seeboe who says he is the administrator of the Intestate Estate of the late Wiahs Jah counter argues that he relies on the rules of the Probate Court Section 5.1.
The probate court's reliance on the term "personalty" was based on an earlier case, McAlpin v.
Probate court documents state Frederic "believes [the will] was stolen by [Gabor's] daughter, who had access and attempted to defraud third parties with a forged will."
In order to avoid probate court, her lawyers are arguing that Fisher had clearly intended those assets to be incorporated into the trust, of which Lourd is the beneficiary.
Manny, Isko's computer whiz brother, was thereafter appointed by the probate court as the administrator of the estate left behind by his brother.
She represents a number of private professional fiduciaries, has managed numerous complex litigation matters before the probate court and appeared at hundreds of court hearings.
* The transaction is approved by the probate court having jurisdiction over the estate (or by another court having jurisdiction over the estate (or trust) or over the private foundation);
This will also encourage the facilitation of probate court orders, in line with current enforcement procedures via the Dubai Courts, at an important time for Dubai's business and investment market.
The move will pave the way for probate court orders covering the Dubai assets of those who have registered their wills through the registry.
Petitions filed under Section 21320 are the most common way that these things are fought in probate court.
That's because in 2005, four years before serious work started on the statewide electronic filing system, the Pasco County Clerk's Office signed a contract with LexisNexis that provided an electronic filing system for probate court filings.
Alice Lee's will, filed in Monroe County Probate Court and obtained by The Associated Press, says Harper Lee is to dispose of the belongings ''as she may see it fit.''
Thus was the beginning of a new line of work for the psychologist, and one that led to a case in probate court, in which a childless sister was suing for custody of the 16-month daughter of her younger, flaky sister.