What is Probate Jurisdiction?

Legal Definition
Such jurisdiction as ordinarily pertains to probate, orphans', or surrogates' courts, including the establishment of wills, the administration of estates, the supervising of the guardianship of infants, the allotment of dower, etc. See Richardson v. Green. 61 Fed. 423, 9 C. C. A. 565; Chadwick v. Chadwick, 6 Mont. 566, 13 Pac. 385.
-- Black's Law Dictionary