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CHAPTER 21-36

ACTIONS FOR ESCHEAT OF PROPERTY

21-36-1      Power of state to maintain actions and proceedings--Prosecution by attorney general or state's attorney.
21-36-2      Report by state's attorneys and circuit judges of possible escheats.
21-36-3      Investigation and bringing of action by attorney general.
21-36-4      Intervention in probate proceedings in lieu of bringing action.
21-36-5      Direction by Governor for institution of proceedings.
21-36-6      State's attorney to assist on request by attorney general.
21-36-7      Complaint filed to bring action--Parties defendant.
21-36-8      Allegations required in complaint for escheat.
21-36-9      Summons filed--Persons to whom directed--Contents.
21-36-10      Publication of summons and complaint--Personal service--Service by mail.
21-36-11      Answer to complaint--Reply.
21-36-12      Receiver appointed on application by state.
21-36-13      Concurrent remedies by action and participation in probate proceedings.
21-36-14      Retention of jurisdiction by circuit court for payment of claims and conservation of estate--Surrender of property to receiver--Stay of proceedings in circuit court.
21-36-15      Circuit court not to settle estate unless state has intervened.
21-36-16      Claims to distributive shares determined in circuit court--Practice and procedure rules.
21-36-17      Judgment for state if no answer or motion served--Proof required.
21-36-18      Placement on trial calendar if issue joined.
21-36-19      Pleadings and testimony in prior proceedings admissible in evidence.
21-36-20      Hearing and judgment--Costs.
21-36-21      Recording of judgment where title to real property determined.
21-36-22      Personal property sold--Proceeds held in special fund--Fixtures treated as personal property--Credit to school fund.
21-36-23      Real property managed by commissioner of school and public lands--Sale of property--Disposition of proceeds.
21-36-24      Action by heirs to recover property escheated--Time for bringing action.
21-36-25      Summons and complaint of adverse claimant--Answer and trial.
21-36-26      Judgment for claimant to escheated property--Restoration of property--Interest not included in judgment.
21-36-27      Claims to escheated property barred by limitations--Persons under disability.
21-36-28      Appeal to Supreme Court.
21-36-29      Escheated property credited to school fund.


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