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verb as in will

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In 2005, when I was at the Los Angeles Times, I was part of a team that investigated what California calls probate conservatorship.

The photo was discovered in the soldier’s effects and admitted to probate.

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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.

The commission also provided lawyers for cases involving juveniles, probate and other legal issues.

The probate judge appointed the father as required by state law.

His wife, Anna Zubkova, is running as a Democrat for a probate judge seat in Plainfield, Conn.

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.

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.

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.

The judicial powers of the assistants or upper House of Assembly ceased, though they still continued to act as a court of probate.

The library is said to have been valued for probate at about £70,000.

Billy Clagget put out his shingle as notary public, and Gus Oliver put out his as probate judge.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to probate, such as: bequest, confer, devise, disinherit, leave, and legate.

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