administrator pendente lite
administrator pendente lite see administrator

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

administrator pendente lite
Latin for "administrator pending litigation." The person appointed by a court to begin probate proceedings during a lawsuit that challenges the will. The administrator pendente lite takes an inventory of the deceased person's property and handles the business affairs of the estate until the dispute is settled. Also called a special administrator.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • administrator pendente lite — /aedminastreytar pendentey laytiy/ A temporary administrator appointed before an adjudication of intestacy has been made for purpose of preserving assets of the estate …   Black's law dictionary

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  • pendente lite administrator — A special or temporary administrator appointed where the appointment of a general representative is delayed for any reason, particularly the existence of a will contest. 31 Am J2d Ex & Ad § 650 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • special administrator — see administrator Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. special administrator …   Law dictionary

  • Administration of an estate on death — In English law, Administration of an estate on death arises if the deceased is legally intestate. In United States law, the term Estate Administration is used.Where a person dies leaving a will appointing an executor, and that executor validly… …   Wikipedia

  • administration of estates — The management and settlement of the estate of an intestate decedent, or of a testator who has no executor, performed under the supervision of a court, by a person duly qualified and legally appointed, and usually involving: (1) the collection of …   Black's law dictionary

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