proving a will

Definition of "proving a will"
  1. The process of convincing a probate court that the deceased person's will is authentic, typically done by showing it was signed and dated by the deceased and witnessed by two people
How to use "proving a will" in a sentence
  1. The executor is responsible for proving a will in court after a person's death.
  2. Proving a will is a necessary step in the probate process.
  3. If a will is handwritten and not witnessed, additional steps may be required for proving a will.

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