Sask Law Courts

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letters of administration

A court order that is granted when the deceased person died without a will that proves the authority of the person or persons named therein to deal with the property of the deceased person

letters probate

A court order that is granted when the deceased person left a will and named an executor and that proves the authority of the person or persons named therein to deal with the property of the deceased person

lower court

 

The court that made the decision that is being appealed – usually the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan but occasionally the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan.