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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of probate.


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  • The will for each jurisdiction can be "probated" or the administration of the estate in each country started independently and without delay, for example, for the grant of probate to issue here.

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  • Jillian, her attorney, said the will would be probated in a couple of months.

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  • On the charge of money laundering, DeLay was sentenced to five years but that was probated for 10 years.

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  • Why this should be so we could not at the time understand, for when Eben Hale's will was probated, the world learned that he was sole heir to his employer's many millions, and it was expressly stipulated that this great inheritance was given to him without qualification, hitch, or hindrance in the exercise thereof.

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  • Lack of trust in the court system and lack of funds to access that system meant that wills were not probated, multiple heirs often made property claims and squatting on property occurred.

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  • A copy of the Eweson federal estate tax return on file with the Manhattan Surrogate's Office in New York City, where the estate is being probated, put the gross estate at $142 million with total estate and gift taxes due at $55 million.

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  • Kilpatrick was sentenced last month to up to five years in prison in an unrelated case, for violating terms of a probated sentence for lying under oath about an affair.

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  • Olivia had made him executor of her estate and given him the combination to her safe, so that when the time came the will would be probated without delay.

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  • Milam was sentenced in August of this year on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child and received a probated sentence.

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  • The bedroom was kept locked, the bank accounts had been frozen until the will could be read and probated.



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