2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
Section 15-67-730. Proceedings on affidavit that such person is beyond limits of State.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 15-67-730 (2017)

Should it appear by affidavit that the person sought is, or lately was, at some certain place beyond the limits of this State, the court may direct the commissioners to make personal search at the place or places named if the person prosecuting such order shall provide the necessary expenses of such search. And upon return of the commissioners, duly made and filed, of their failure to view such person allegedly concealed or absent or other satisfactory proof of death, such person shall be taken to be dead and any lawful claimant of any estate held by or for such person shall be let into possession of it.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 10-2453; 1952 Code Section 10-2453; 1942 Code Section 872; 1932 Code Section 872; Civ. P. '22 Section 820; Civ. C. '12 Section 4058; Civ. C. '02 Section 2957; G. S. 2277; R. S. 2417; 1712 (2) 561.

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