Chapter 05 - Escheat of Personal Property

40.0501 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context c…

40.0502 Intestate estates to escheat–Notice to Attorney General.

(a) If any person, who, at the time of his de…

40.0503 Unknown owner’s property to escheat-Exemptions.

Whenever the owner, beneficial owner, or pers…

40.0504 Jurisdiction of the High Court.

The High Court, Trial Division, has jurisdict…

40.0505 Appointment of escheator.

Whenever, by reason of any information filed…

40.0506 Information obtained by escheator.

Such escheator, when so appointed, must proce…

40.0507 Action in High Court-Parties.

The action in the High Court for escheat is b…

40.0508 Notice.

(a) The Court provides for notice of the acti…

40.0509 Judgment of escheat.

(a) The High Court, by its judgment, may dete…

40.0510 Delivery of escheated property-Proceeds deposited.

(a) Upon the filing of a final judgment esche…

40.0511 Operation of judgment

Any judgment entered pursuant to this chapter…

40.0512 Proceedings without cost.

All proceedings in escheat in the High Court…

40.0513 Joinder of properties and actions.

It is lawful to join more than one escheatabl…

40.0514 Title absolute.

The title to property acquired by purchasers…

40.0515 Access to all reports.

The Attorney General in handling cases under…

40.0516 Certified judgments.

Upon the final determination or adjudication…

40.0517 Reopening judgement.

Any person whose property may have escheated…