Probate Court

Definition of "Probate Court"
  1. A court that handles cases pertaining to the property of deceased individuals and appointments of guardians for minors or those needing care, ensuring the deceased's debts are paid and assets distributed as per the will or state law
How to use "Probate Court" in a sentence
  1. The Probate Court deemed it necessary to assign a guardian for her minor children.
  2. After his sudden demise, his estate was managed by the Probate Court which ensured all his debts were paid and assets divided among his heirs.
  3. In the absence of a legal will, the role of the Probate Court is crucial in determining the rightful inheritors of the deceased's property.

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