What is a testate estate. Well, testate is Latin word for testament, and that means that you have a will. So, whenever you go through a probate administration, you have a will that directs who the beneficiaries are and who you wish to leave your assets. So, if you have a will and a decedent, or when the decedent with a will, he has a testate probated administration the usually designates who the personal representative or executory is, and also who the beneficiaries are. So, if you have any questions about that, give me a call at 727-847-2288.