2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 11. Escheats
Subchapter I. Intestate Property
§ 1104 Final hearing and order.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1104. (2020)
§ 1104. Final hearing and order.

After the required notice has been given, a hearing shall be scheduled by the Court of Chancery at which all claimants may present evidence in support of their respective claims. If the Court finds that the conditions for escheat have been met, the Court shall issue an order that the decedent's property escheated to the State as of the date of death. If the Court finds that the conditions for escheat have not been met, the State's petition shall be dismissed and the decedent's property shall be disposed of as otherwise provided by law.

Code 1852, § 1591;  Code 1915, § 127;  Code 1935, § 116;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 1104;  60 Del. Laws, c. 292, § 1;  70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 
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