public administrator

public administrator
An official provided for by statute in some states to administer upon the property of intestates in certain cases

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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

  • public administrator — noun 1. in many jurisdictions : an officer appointed to administer the estate of a decedent where there is no one else entitled and willing to act compare general administrator 2. in some states : the custodian of an estate pending settlement of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • public administrator — A public officer who administers the estates of decedents where no one else qualifies to act as a personal representative. 31 Am J2d Ex & Ad § 61 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • public administrator — 1. an official of a city, county, or state government. 2. a person appointed to administer the estate of a deceased person, esp. during the period when a will is being contested. * * * …   Universalium

  • administrator — ad·min·i·stra·tor /əd mi nə ˌstrā tər/ n 1: a person appointed by a probate court to manage the distribution of the assets in the estate of a person who has died without leaving a valid will or leaving a will that does not name an executor able… …   Law dictionary

  • administrator — (f administratrix) A person appointed by the court to administer (i.e., manage or take charge of) the assets and liabilities of a decedent (i.e., the deceased). Such person may be a male (i.e., administrator) or a female (i.e., administratrix).… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Public administration — can be broadly described as the development, implementation and study of branches of government policy. Public administration is linked to pursuing the public good by enhancing civil society and social justice. Though public administration has… …   Wikipedia

  • public administration — is such as is conducted (in some jurisdictions) by an officer called the public administrator, who is appointed to administer in cases where the intestate has left no person entitled to apply for letters …   Black's law dictionary

  • administrator of decedent's estate — A person appointed by the probate court, in accordance with the governing statutes, to administer and settle intestate estates and such testate estates as have no competent executor designated by the testator. 31 Am J2d Ex & Ad § 1. Although the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • public — The whole body politic, or the aggregate of the citizens of a state, nation, or municipality. The inhabitants of a state, county, or community. In one sense, everybody, and accordingly the body of the people at large; the community at large,… …   Black's law dictionary

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