Administration Of An Estate

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Definition: Administration Of An Estate

Administration Of An Estate

Quick Summary of Administration Of An Estate

The management and settlement of an estate left by a person who did lot leave a will or an executor of estate.

What is the dictionary definition of Administration Of An Estate?

Dictionary Definition

The court-supervised distribution of the probate estate of a deceased person. If there is a will that names an executor, that person manages the distribution. If not, the court appoints someone, who is generally known as the administrator. In some states, the person is called the “personal representative” in either instance.

Related Phrases

Probate court
Special administrator

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Administration Of An Estate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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