probate court

probate court

A court with the power to declare wills valid or invalid, to oversee the administration of estates, and in some states to appoint guardians and approve the adoption of minors.

¡ª Also termed surrogate’s court; surrogate court; court of ordinary; ordinary’s court; county court; orphan’s court (abbr. o.c.). See PROBATE. [Cases: Courts 42(4), 198.]


What is the preferred translation of the term probate court by Chinese lawyers?
TermBase About LegalLingo
LegalLingo, a Shanghai-based translation agency, is a recognized leader in comprehensive legal language solutions for the legal industry. We provide the world’s leading law firms and corporate legal teams with a full suite of services, ranging from the translation of contracts and compliance documentation to full-scale multilingual litigation requiring certified translation and Chinese document review. We deliver customized legal document translation solutions based on your case’s size and budget requirements, utilizing industry-leading technology to ensure accuracy, lower costs and faster turnaround times.