Probate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Probate

the legal process of proving the validity of a deceased person's will to a court

Examples of Probate in a sentence

Without a copy of the will, there was no way to prove through probate that the nephew was the sole heir.  🔊

Although he had a will, going through probate was a necessary process.  🔊

During probate, the attorneys discovered that more than one rightful heir was living.  🔊

After six months, the probate proceedings were finally complete and the inheritor of the property received the deed.  🔊

Wilma knew that the will was the true last testament of her mother but needed to finish probate proceedings to establish it legally.  🔊

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