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probate court

a special court with power over administration of estates of deceased persons, the probate of wills, etc.
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An Americanism dating back to 1720-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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probate court [(proh-bayt)]

A court that has jurisdiction over wills, estates, and guardianship of children.

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