- The condition of the estate of a testate decedent in reference to property owned by him but not disposed of by the will.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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partial intestacy — England, Wales A partial intestacy occurs where the deceased left a valid will, but the will only disposes of part of the deceased s estate. The intestacy rules apply to the property that has not be disposed of in the will. Practical Law… … Law dictionary
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intestacy — The status or condition of a person who dies without leaving a valid and operative will. Re Noble, 194 Iowa 733, 190 NW 511, 26 ALR 86. More precisely, the status of the estate or property of a decedent who dies without leaving a valid or… … Ballentine's law dictionary
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intestate — The characterization of a person, or of the estate or property of a person, who dies in the status or condition of intestacy, that is, without leaving a valid and operative will. Re Noble, 194 Iowa 733, 190 NW 511, 26 ALR 86. One who dies without … Ballentine's law dictionary
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intestate estate — The estate of a person who dies without leaving a valid and operative will. See partial intestacy … Ballentine's law dictionary
intestate property — See intestate estate; partial intestacy … Ballentine's law dictionary