Court of Ordinary

Dictionary: 
Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

In some of the United States (e. g., Georgia) this name is given to the probateor surrogate's court or the court having the usual jurisdiction in respect to the proving of wills and the administration of decedents' estates. Veach v. Rice, 131 U. S. 293, 9 Sup. Ch 730, 33 L. Ed. 163.

Author: 
Henry Campbell Black, M.A.
Publisher: 
West Publishing Company
Year Published: 
1910
Genre: 
Law Dictionary