2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 11. Escheats
Subchapter I. Intestate Property
§ 1105 Presumption of death.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1105. (2020)
§ 1105. Presumption of death.

If any person is absent from the State for 7 consecutive years, and no evident proof is made of the person's life in any hearing held under the foregoing provisions of this subchapter, the person shall be accounted dead.

Code 1852, § 1592;  Code 1915, § 128;  Code 1935, § 117;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 1105;  60 Del. Laws, c. 292, § 1;  70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 
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