small estate case

  • A probate case with less formal procedures than ordinarily practiced. This type of case is permitted with an estate valued at an amount less than a limit set by statute.

    Oregon Secretary of State Archives Division 1

1Oregon Secretary of State Archives Division, Oregon Historical County Records Guide: Glossary of Terms, http://­www.sos.state.or.us/­archives/­county/­cpglossary.html (last accessed May 27, 2009).