testator

(redirected from testacy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

testator

(feminine), testatrix
a person who makes a will, esp one who dies testate
References in periodicals archive ?
She first addresses the general law governing cases of testacy (where a valid will exists), but the bulk of the material focuses on issues of intestacy and includes treatments on the inheritance rights of marital and posthumously born children, adopted children, non-marital children, stepchildren/foster children, posthumously conceived children, artificially created children, and children created as the result of surrogacy arrangements.