in·tes·tate /ɪnˈtɛsˌtet, tət/
1. Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate.
Airy succeeders of intestate joys. --Shak.
2. Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.
In·tes·tate, n. Law A person who dies without making a valid will.
adj : having made no legally valid will before death or not
disposed of by a legal will; "he died intestate";
"intestate property" [ant: testate]