death certificate

death certificate
death certificate n: a document setting forth information (as age, occupation, and place of birth) relating to a dead person and including a doctor's certification of the cause of death
◇ Death certificates are issued by a particular public official, as a city or town clerk. A death certificate is required to document a person's death for certain purposes, as to file an estate tax return or to probate an estate.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

death certificate
An official document issued to certify that someone is dead, usually including cause and time of death.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

death certificate
n. An official document setting forth particulars relating to a dead person, including name, date of birth and death, and cause of death, usually certified to by a doctor as to the cause of death.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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