Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
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.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:10 pm