2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 11. Escheats
Subchapter I. Intestate Property
§ 1106 Seizure of escheated personalty.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1106. (2020)
§ 1106. Seizure of escheated personalty.

If, after hearing as provided herein, the Court finds that goods and chattels have escheated to the State and that said goods and chattels are not in the possession of the Court or the Escheator, the Escheator shall issue a writ, directed to the sheriff of the county, commanding the sheriff to seize, attach and secure such escheated goods and chattels, in whose hands the same are found, or if it is found at the aforesaid hearing that the goods and chattels or any part thereof have been eloigned, then to seize and attach so much of the goods and chattels of the person who has eloigned the same as shall be equal in value to the goods and chattels which the person eloigned.

Code 1852, § 1593;  Code 1915, § 129;  Code 1935, § 118;  12 Del. C. 1953, § 1106;  60 Del. Laws, c. 292, § 1;  70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 
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