His wife, Anna Zubkova, is running as a Democrat for a probate judge seat in Plainfield, Conn.
At the same time, the Supreme White Alliance acknowledged that Cowart was indeed a “probate member.”
On Feb. 1, 2008, a Los Angeles probate judge granted the conservatorship and issued a restraining order against Lutfi.
"official proving of a will," c.1400, from Latin probatum "a thing proved," neuter of probatus "tried, tested, proved," past participle of probare "to try, test, prove" (see prove).
1560s, "to prove," from probate (n.) or from Latin probatus, past participle of probare. Specific sense of "prove the genuineness of a will" is from 1792. Related: Probated; probating.