\pɹˈə͡ʊbe͡ɪt], \pɹˈəʊbeɪt], \p_ɹ_ˈəʊ_b_eɪ_t]\
Definitions of PROBATE
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Princeton University
Official proof; especially, the proof before a competent officer or tribunal that an instrument offered, purporting to be the last will and testament of a person deceased, is indeed his lawful act; the copy of a will proved, under the seal of the Court of Probate, delivered to the executors with a certificate of its having been proved.
The right or jurisdiction of proving wills.
By Oddity Software
The court process following a person's death that includes proving the authenticity of the deceased person's will appointing someone to handle the deceased person's affairs identifying and inventorying the deceased person's property paying debts and taxes identifying heirs, and distributing the deceased person's property according to the will or, if there is no will, according to state law. Formal court-supervised probate is a costly, time-consuming process -- a windfall for lawyers -- which is best avoided if possible.
By Oddity Software
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- A starch or arrow-root made from the tubes of an East Indian zinziberaceous plant (Curcuma angustifolia); also, plant itself.