Orphans' court

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ORPHANS' COURT. The name of a court in some of the states, having jurisdiction of the estates and persons of orphans.

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of the Philadelphia Orphans Court (a division of the Court of Common
Harrisburg's Orphans Court will hear arguments on September 3 on the proposed sale of Hershey Foods.
In August, Fisher obtained a preliminary injunction in Dauphin County Orphans Court to halt the sale while the court considered issues raised by the Attorney General, including the impact a sale of Hershey Foods would have on the Hershey Community.
23, Fisher filed a motion in Dauphin County Orphans Court seeking the temporary restraining order to halt a sale of Hershey Foods, saying the community would suffer irreparable harm if a sale were reached.
Attorney General Mike Fisher today filed a motion in Dauphin County Orphans Court seeking a temporary restraining order to halt any potential sale of Hershey Foods Corporation, saying the community would suffer irreparable harm if a sale were reached.
Fisher contends that the hospital officials needed Orphans Court approval for spending the money in ways other than its intended purposes.
Fisher contends that the hospital system needed Orphans Court approval for spending the money in ways other than its intended purpose.