intestate intestate

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will

Usage(s):

  1. A probate court judge will have to declare that Smith's five-month-old girl Danielynn is indeed her intestate heir.
  2. Since she died intestate, only one-third will go to Widower Einstein, the rest to her daughter.
  3. A probate court judge will have to declare that Smith's five-month-old girl Danielynn is indeed her intestate heir.

News

  1. Construction will cause traffic delays on I-20

    You can expect a slower commute if you travel on Intestate-20 in Bossier City.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KTAL Shreveport

  2. Major accident on I-35 ties up traffic

    The accident happened in the northbound lanes of Intestate 35 near Olympia Parkway.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WOAI San Antonio

  3. TRAFFIC ALERT - Major accident on I-35, NB lanes closed

    The accident happened in the northbound lanes of Intestate 35 near Olympia Parkway.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WOAI San Antonio

Quotes

  • "The boy was all that stood between him and death," McCarthy writes. "He saw for a brief moment the absolute truth of the world. The cold relentless circling of the intestate earth. Darkness implacable. The blind dogs of the sun in their...
    on Sep 29, 2006 By: Cormac McCarthy Source: Washington Post

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