A A formal written request presented to a court which asks for some form of relief, such as a Petition to Probate a Will, or a Petition to Determine Title to Property. which can be brought to a The legal proceeding by which a decedent’s testamentary document, such as a will, is proven to be valid, and the subsequent procedure of administering the decedent’s estate. court to require a A person who stands in a fiduciary relation to another, having been given legal title to someone else’s property for the benefit of a third party. to provide to the petitioner a copy of the An arrangement in which property interests are legally held by one person (the trustee) at the request of another (the settlor) for the benefit of a third party (the beneficiary). and its amendments.