2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
CHAPTER 67 - RECOVERY OF REAL PROPERTY
Section 15-67-710. Remaindermen and certain others may compel production of person whose death he believes is being concealed.
Any person who shall have any claim or demand in or to any remainder, reversion or expectance in or to any estate after the death of any other person may, once a year, make affidavit of his title, that he has cause to believe that such other person is dead and that his death is concealed by his guardian, trustee, husband or any other person and apply to the court of common pleas for an order requiring such guardian, trustee, husband or other person concealing, or suspected of concealing, the death of such other person, at such time and place as the court shall direct, on due service of such order, to produce and show such person whose death is suspected to such person or persons, not exceeding two, as shall, in such order, be named by the party prosecuting such order.
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 10-2451; 1952 Code Section 10-2451; 1942 Code Section 870; 1932 Code Section 870; Civ. P. '22 Section 818; Civ. C. '12 Section 4056; Civ. C. '02 Section 2955; G. S. 2275; R. S. 2415; 1712 (2) 561.