§ 45a-105 Uniform fees in Probate Courts
§ 45a-106 Entry fees. Basic fees other than for decedent’s estates and fiduciary accountings. Fee for motion to appear pro hac vice
§ 45a-106a Fees in matters other than decedent’s estate and fiduciary accountings
§ 45a-107 Fees and expenses for settlement of decedent’s estate. Interest on unpaid fees. Exception
§ 45a-107a Development of method of determination of gross estate for purposes of computation of cost for settlement of estates
§ 45a-107b Lien on real property for fees imposed in the settlement of decedent’s estate. Release of lien by Probate Court
§ 45a-108 Fees for accounting other than with respect to a decedent’s estate. Fee for motion to appear pro hac vice
§ 45a-108a Fees for accounting in matters other than decedent’s estate
§ 45a-109 Miscellaneous fees: Recordings, notices, service of process, copies
§ 45a-110 Persons responsible for payment of fees and expenses
§ 45a-111 Exemptions, waivers and reduction of fees and expenses
§ 45a-112 Entry fee and other fees and expenses when state is applicant, petitioner or moving party
§ 45a-113 Payment of costs by credit card. Service fee
§ 45a-113a Refund for overpayment of costs
§ 45a-113b Payment of fees by credit card, charge card or debit card. Service fee
§ 45a-119 Judge may call assistance
§ 45a-120 Citation of another judge
§ 45a-121 Judge cited may issue order in his own district
§ 45a-122 Three-judge court for probate matters. Appointment. Powers and duties
§ 45a-123 Referral to probate magistrate or attorney probate referee. Report. Hearing. Court decree
§ 45a-123a Probate magistrates. Attorney probate referees. Qualifications. Nomination and appointment. Compensation
§ 45a-124 Giving of orders of notice
§ 45a-125 Manner of notice to be fixed by order of court
§ 45a-126 Giving of public notice
§ 45a-127 Special notice to be given on written request
§ 45a-128 Reconsideration, modification or revocation of order or decree
§ 45a-129 Examination of witnesses
§ 45a-130 Return of compliance with order of court
§ 45a-131 Participation of employees of certain state agencies in proceedings
§ 45a-132 Appointment of guardian ad litem for minors and incompetent, undetermined and unborn persons
§ 45a-132a Examination of allegedly incapable party. Refusal to undergo examination. Expense
§ 45a-133 Adjournment of court in absence of judge
§ 45a-134 Decisions of probate court in contested cases. Time limit
§ 45a-135 Matter before probate court may be proved by statement in writing subscribed under penalty of false statement. Form
§ 45a-136 Recording of proceedings when recording not otherwise required
§ 45a-139 Probate bonds. Waiver, when
§ 45a-140 Prohibition on judges, officers and employees of Probate Court acting as sureties or issuing probate bonds
§ 45a-141 Substitution of new bond
§ 45a-142 Filing and recording bonds
§ 45a-143 Examination of estate. Removal of principal
§ 45a-144 Action on probate bond by aggrieved person
§ 45a-145 Enforcement of judgment on bond
§ 45a-151 Compromise and settlement of claims. Conveyance of real property
§ 45a-152 Suit upon claims. Time limitation
§ 45a-153 Submission of claims to arbitration
§ 45a-154 Award of arbitrators
§ 45a-155 Remonstrance against award. Refusal of court to accept award
§ 45a-156 Costs of arbitration
§ 45a-162 Sale of choses in action and other property
§ 45a-163 Sale of personal property by other than fiduciary
§ 45a-164 Sale or mortgage of real property
§ 45a-165 Sale or mortgage of real property by successor to original appointee or survivor of appointees
§ 45a-166 Public or private sale of real property. Distribution of proceeds. Validation of sale
§ 45a-167 Sale of real property by other than fiduciary
§ 45a-168 Mortgage of real property: Amount and interest rate. Liability of fiduciary
§ 45a-169 When probate bond not required
§ 45a-175 Jurisdiction of accounts of fiduciaries. Appointment of auditor to examine accounts, when
§ 45a-176 Financial report by fiduciary in lieu of account. Release from liability
§ 45a-177 Periodic rendering of accounts; hearing. Exceptions
§ 45a-178 Allowance of interim accounts. Notice and hearing
§ 45a-179 Notice and hearing on final accounts
§ 45a-180 Settlement of account of deceased fiduciary
§ 45a-181 Probate Court Administrator’s authority re auditing account of conservator of the estate
§ 45a-186 Appeals from probate. Venue. Service of process. Referral to special assignment probate judge
§ 45a-186a Appeal from probate court after a hearing on the record. Transcripts. Expense
§ 45a-186b Appeal from probate court after a hearing on the record: Standard of review
§ 45a-186c Appeal from probate court: Costs; waiver; tolling of appeal period
§ 45a-187 Time of taking appeals
§ 45a-188 Timing of taking appeals by minors
§ 45a-189 Amendment to appeal
§ 45a-190 Appeals from actions of commissioners
§ 45a-193 Appellee to give bond in Superior Court

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 801b

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • intellectual disability: means a significant limitation in intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior that originated during the developmental period before eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1g
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • probate bond: means a bond with security given to secure the faithful performance by an appointed fiduciary of the duties of the fiduciary's trust and the administration of and accounting for all moneys and other property coming into the fiduciary's hands, as fiduciary, according to law. See Connecticut General Statutes 45a-139
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.