public administrator

Definition of "public administrator"
  1. A person appointed by a probate court to manage a deceased person's estate when no family or creditors can do so or when there are disputes over the will
How to use "public administrator" in a sentence
  1. The public administrator was tasked with looking after the late man's estate as he had no known relatives.
  2. Due to a conflict over the will, a public administrator was assigned to resolve the situation and take care of the assets.
  3. If there are no eligible inheritors or creditors, a public administrator provides interim protection to an estate's assets.

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