2006 Code of Virginia § 55-175 - How verdict signed; where returned and recorded

55-175. How verdict signed; where returned and recorded.

When the inquest is ended and the verdict concurred in by the jurorsimpaneled, or at least seven of them, it shall be signed by those soconcurring and by the escheator. This verdict is effective so long as it issigned by a majority of the jurors. The escheator shall, within ten days,return the verdict to the clerk's office of the circuit court. Afterreceiving the verdict, the clerk of such court shall record it in accordancewith 17.1-266 and shall provide copies thereof within ten days to thecommissioner of the revenue and the local treasurer or the person performingthose duties. This escheat verdict shall be recorded in the grantor index ofthe record books in the clerk's office.

(Code 1919, c. 496; 1977, c. 583; 1984, c. 315; 1988, c. 377; 1990, c. 938.)

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