probate will

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n probate will a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
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Usage

In literature:

That would be seen in due course, when the will was probated.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
With this doubt pending, the will need not be probated yet.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
I know, the will wasn't officially probated.
"My Shipmate--Columbus" by Stephen Wilder
I shall go to Philadelphia, present the will for probate, and proceed against both of you.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
Surely you will stay and help me through my long probation?
"Moods" by Louisa May Alcott
Her will was admitted to probate, or whatever they call it, yesterday.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Their wills are proved like the wills of other mortals, and the Probate Office keeps the record.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Clerk says no will has been probated there to-day.
"The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
The copy of the probate of the will he had in his pocket at that moment.
"Lady Anna" by Anthony Trollope
On the steps of the Comitium the members of a tribe were gathered to probate the will of one of their people who had just died.
"Sónnica" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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In poetry:

After a few short years
Our race will have been run;
This short probation given us
Will end beneath the sun.
"Years" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
For, oh! if one glance the freed spirit can throw
On the scene of its troubled probation below,
Than the pride of the marble, the pomp of the dead,
To that glance will be dearer the tears which we shed.
"A Lament" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Dale and Leilani Neumann will serve 30 days in jail each year for the first 6 years of a 10 year probation term.
The Indiana Supreme Court will hear a case in which the Court of Appeals on rehearing noted conflicting interpretations of the maximum probation sentence for people convicted of misdemeanors.
The remaining 27 months will be suspended and he will remain on probation.
It also will have an impact for future trust cases in California probate courts .
The agreement says Edward Quintana will get five years of supervised probation and have to register as a sex offender.
Upon her release from prison, Kingsley will be required to serve three years probation.
In addition to the $16 million forfeiture , the company will be placed on probation for one year.
17-year-old Christopher Laird will serve 1 to 3 years in the state lock-up after pleading guily to violation of probation.
COLDWATER — Probation officer Sandy Moynihan predicted Jadyn Murphy "will wake up in prison or dead".
Another provision of his probation is that the November election will have to run successfully.
The Colorado parents who reported their 6-year-old son floated away aboard a helium balloon will plead guilty to some charges and serve probation so that the family can stay together, the attorney for the boy's father said Thursday.
(AP) — A Louisville man who shot a boy after a neighborhood prank has been granted shock probation and will be released after 10 weeks in prison.
When the owner of a home dies without a will or trust to allocate their estate, the property goes into probate .
Probate judge Leah Patterson Lust, a Democrat, right, and challenger Tammy Brown, a Republican, left, will meet in a forum Thursday afternoon.
The New Year has arrived and it will be a busy one for all of us in the probate office.
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