Having a legally valid will. opposite of intestate.

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You should make sure that you have your testate up to date so that if anything happens things will go to the right place.

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If you have properly prepared and legally executed your will, you are testate, and your estate should be distributed according to its terms.

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The judge asked if the deceased woman had a updated testate in response to the family's question of whether or not they could move into her house.

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