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adj. - Having made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will.

Usage examples (35)
  • If the surviving spouse cannot claim the housing prior right he or she may receive only a small fraction of the intestate estate.
  • He died intestate
  • In the petition filed by Michael's parents to probate his estate, they claim he died "intestate" - without making a will.
  • HERMAN: But Fred this is the issue here, she apparently intestate, meaning she died without a will. for more
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