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Court of Probate in United Kingdom

Definition of Court of Probate

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Probate : A court created in 1857 to take over the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the ecclesiastical courts in relation to the granting of probate and letters of administration. By the Judicature Acts 1873-75 the jurisdiction of the court was transferred to the *Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court.

The Court of Probate


The Court of Probate is the standarized name of one of the UK Historic Courts (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Court of Probate in the UK court legal history).

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  • Article Name: Court of Probate
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Court of Probate In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Court of Probate : [...]

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