ab intestato

Definition of "ab intestato"
  1. The situation arising when someone dies without a legal will
How to use "ab intestato" in a sentence
  1. When he died ab intestato, his property was distributed according to the state laws.
  2. It was decided that the property would be distributed ab intestato, due to the lack of a valid will.
  3. Assets are usually divided among the surviving relatives in the event of dying ab intestato.

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