2019 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 2 - Descent and Distribution
Article 5 - Escheat
§ 53-2-50. Definition
As used in this article, the term "escheat" is the reversion of property to the state upon a failure of heirs of a decedent to appear and make claim for or against property owned by the decedent at death for which no other disposition was provided either by will or otherwise.History:
Code 1981, § 53-2-50, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 504, § 10.