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intestate

1. 
a. (of a person) not having made a will
b. (of property) not disposed of by will
2. a person who dies without having made a will
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Although the example of Howard Hughes is extreme the issues that arise from dying intestate are familiar to many households in the UK and, for grieving relatives, come at the worst possible time.
Typically, intestate law divides the decedent's estate between the surviving spouse and children, one-third going to the spouse and two-thirds to the children.
If he is ruled to have died intestate, Dr McClintock's fortune will pass to Eric and his three other surviving siblings; his two sisters and a brother.
If you die intestate with no children, your spouse gets the first pounds 200,000 worth of assets and personal possessions with the balance divided between spouse and parents.
The new rules mean that someone who dies intestate with no children, will have their entire estate distributed to their surviving spouse or civil partner.
Similarly to many other civil law jurisdictions, the contemporary Lithuanian law differentiates two ways of property transference: "Paveldejimas pagal testamentq" (a testate succession) and "Paveldejimas pagal {statymq' (an intestate succession).
Recently published court documents show he died intestate with only a fraction of his fortune left.
The former pub landlord's family became suspicious when the priest was unable to account for the cash when Mr Court died intestate at a nursing home in May 2007.
IF someone dies and has not left a will they are said to have died intestate.
The common stock, and stock certificates evidencing the shares of common stock, are no longer assignable or transferable on the company's books, other than transfers by will, intestate succession or operation of law.
Q My wife died intestate and I was granted letters of administration.