PRIORI PETENTI

PRIORI PETENTI

priori petenti (prI-or-I p[schwa]-ten-tI). [Latin ¡°to the first person applying¡±] Wills & estates. The principle that when two or more persons are equally entitled to administer an estate, the court will appoint the person who applies first.
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