administrator ad litem

Definition of "administrator ad litem"
  1. A representative appointed by a probate court to act on behalf of an estate during a lawsuit when there is no existing executor, or the executor has conflicting interests
How to use "administrator ad litem" in a sentence
  1. The court appointed an administrator ad litem to manage the estate during the lawsuit over inheritance.
  2. Since the named executor had conflicting interests, the court decided an administrator ad litem was necessary.
  3. The administrator ad litem was responsible for representing the estate during litigation.

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