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