A person appointed by the court to manage a part or all of the assets and liabilities of an intestate or of a testator who has no executor. In many states, the person can be a man or a woman, but in the others, the term refers to a male, while a female who is appointed to perform these duties is called an administratrix. See also administrator ad litem and ancillary administrator.
An elected or appointed public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law
A high official; a ruler.
A court attendant entrusted with duties such as the maintenance of order in a courtroom during a trial.
(Slang) A supervisor; a boss.
One who holds an office or position, especially one who acts in a subordinate capacity for an institution such as a corporation or governmental agency.
A student of jurisprudence; jurist
One who has thorough knowledge and experience of law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar.
In some states, a magistrate with jurisdiction over a small district, authorized to decide minor cases, commit persons to trial in a higher court, perform marriages, etc.
A public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice
Court is an area dedicated for playing a specific game.
Any of the group of persons who direct an organization or institution
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