Definition of Intestate. Meaning of Intestate. Synonyms of Intestate

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Definition of Intestate

Intestate
Intestate In*tes"tate, a. [L. intestatus; pref. in- not + testatus, p. p. of testari to make a will: cf. F. intestat. See Testament.] 1. Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate. --Blackstone. Airy succeeders of intestate joys. --Shak. 2. Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.
Intestate
Intestate In*tes"tate, n. (Law) A person who dies without making a valid will. --Blackstone.

Meaning of Intestate from wikipedia

- but only applies to part of the estate; the remaining estate forms the "intestate estate". Intestacy law, also referred to as the law of descent and distribution...
- Intestate succession in South African law takes place whenever the deceased leaves property which has not been disposed of by valid testamentary instrument...
- of India enacted to amend, codify and secularize the law relating to intestate or unwilled succession, among Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Sikhs. The...
- rules for how property is distributed when someone dies without a will (intestate) and how to probate a will. The Act provides for certain family members...
- divested much of his estate to relatives during his last years, and died intestate. His papers went to John Conduitt and Catherine Barton. Shortly after...
- by William Leyborne Leyborne. FitzMaurice, who was illegitimate, died intestate as a bachelor with no apparent heirs. At the time of FitzMaurice's death...
- and never existed, except perhaps in name only. ab intestato from an intestate i.e., from a (dead) decedent, who died without executing a legal will;...
- used to determine heirs of an estate according to statutes that govern intestate succession, which also vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. In some...
- cousin, aunt or uncle, or grandparent. For example, if a person dies intestate, the laws of some jurisdictions require distribution of the estate to...
- intestate, the decedent's intestate estate p****es as if the killer disclaimed his [or her] intestate share.” § 2-803. Effect of Homicide on Intestate...