verb (used with object), pro·bat·ed, pro·bat·ing.
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Origin of probate
OTHER WORDS FROM probateun·pro·bat·ed, adjective
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How to use probate in a sentence
The photo was discovered in the soldier’s effects and admitted to probate.Would You Write Your Last Will and Testament on a Napkin?|Fiona Zublin|December 16, 2020|Ozy
Chadwick Boseman’s widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, recently filed a probate case to ask a judge to make her an administrator with limited authority of his estate, which is reportedly worth nearly $1 million.Chadwick Boseman’s Wife Files Probate Case After Actor Passes Away Without A Will|Rachaell Davis|October 16, 2020|Essence.com
The commission also provided lawyers for cases involving juveniles, probate and other legal issues.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
The probate judge appointed the father as required by state law.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Helped Shape The Modern Era Of Women’s Rights – Even Before She Went On The Supreme Court|LGBTQ-Editor|September 21, 2020|No Straight News
His wife, Anna Zubkova, is running as a Democrat for a probate judge seat in Plainfield, Conn.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist|Gideon Resnick|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or imposing an inheritance tax, which means most apartments will no longer pass to children without probate.
On Feb. 1, 2008, a Los Angeles probate judge granted the conservatorship and issued a restraining order against Lutfi.Britney Spears Civil Trial Ends in Win for Singer and Her Family|Maria Elena Fernandez|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, the Supreme White Alliance acknowledged that Cowart was indeed a “probate member.”
“And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Hence to Tom Trice for the probate of the will and had it done to my mind, which did give my father and me good content.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
The judicial powers of the assistants or upper House of Assembly ceased, though they still continued to act as a court of probate.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
The library is said to have been valued for probate at about £70,000.English Book Collectors|William Younger Fletcher
Billy Clagget put out his shingle as notary public, and Gus Oliver put out his as probate judge.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for probate
- the official certificate stating a will to be genuine and conferring on the executors power to administer the estate
- the probate copy of a will