having made and left a valid will.
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How to use testate in a sentence
In Pisa, testate succession was regulated in accordance with the Roman law: de ultimis voluntatibus pen legem romanum iudicetur.The Two First Centuries of Florentine History | Pasquale Villari
He inherits from the possessor, legitimately born, dying in testate in his house without apparent heirs.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) | Hippolyte A. Taine
The first question a lawyer always asks is, "Did the deceased die testate or intestate?"Commercial Law | Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
One-half of the community property goes to the wife whether the husband dies testate or intestate.The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV | Various
British Dictionary definitions for testate
having left a legally valid will at death
a person who dies testate
- Compare intestate
- testacy (ˈtɛstəsɪ), noun
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