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personal representative

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Definition of personal representative in English:

noun

Law
An executor or administrator of the estate of a deceased person: if the deceased person leaves any estate, the local authority will claim its expenses from the legal personal representative
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  • Instead, the personal representatives of the deceased person were permitted to maintain an action in any case where, if he had not died, he himself might have sued.
  • Applications can be made by the personal representative of a deceased patient, and anyone who may have a claim arising out of the patient's death.
  • I have therefore given permission for the claim to continue with the substitution of his personal representatives as claimants.

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