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Code of Virginia
Title 55. Property and Conveyances
6/20/2019

Chapter 10. Escheats GenerallyRead Chapter

§ 55-168
Appointment of escheators
§ 55-169
Their bond; their removal
§ 55-170
Increase or reduction of penalty of their bonds; its effect
§ 55-170.1
Definition
§ 55-171
Annual report to escheator; lands not liable
§ 55-172
Escheator to hold inquest; notice thereof
§ 55-173
Jury of inquest, how summoned, etc.; evidence, how given
§ 55-174
Attendance of jurors
§ 55-175
How verdict signed; where returned and recorded
§ 55-176
Proceedings to claim land escheated
§ 55-177
Trial by jury; judgment of court
§ 55-178
Facts or evidence to be certified
§ 55-179
Lands may be committed to claimant while claim pending
§ 55-180
Disposition thereof, if not so committed
§ 55-181
Escheator to notify State Treasurer of claim and decision
§ 55-182
Escheators to certify lands escheated
§ 55-182.1
Removal of parcels from the certificate
§ 55-182.2
Escheat of property with hazardous materials
§ 55-183
Publication of escheator's certificate
§ 55-184
Repealed
§ 55-184.1
Order of sale by Governor
§ 55-184.2
Form of sale agreement; notice of right to refund
§ 55-185
Repealed
§ 55-186
When grant to issue to purchaser; reimbursable expenses
§ 55-186.1
In what form grant to issue
§ 55-186.2
Governor to sign and seal grant; Librarian of Virginia to record it, etc.; delivery to and by State Treasurer
§ 55-186.3
Unrecorded escheat grants; original lost or destroyed; certified copy of grant
§ 55-187
Resale in case of default
§ 55-188
Repealed
§ 55-189
Reports by escheators to State Treasurer; payment of moneys into state treasury
§ 55-190
Reports by State Treasurer to the Governor; penalty on escheators for failure of duty
§ 55-190.1
State Treasurer may examine records of any commissioner of the revenue or escheator
§ 55-191
When State Treasurer to issue grant to purchaser
§ 55-192
Escheator's pay
§ 55-193
Escheat of estates in trust and equitable titles
§ 55-194
Provision in favor of tenant of escheated land
§ 55-195
In favor of creditor of decedent
§ 55-196
Escheators to defend on behalf of Commonwealth
§ 55-197
Recovery by escheator of decedent's escheated residuum, and of property derelict; fee
§ 55-198
Publication of suit; what to state and require
§ 55-199
Decree of the court
§ 55-200
How money paid into state treasury from escheats may be recovered
§ 55-200.1
Rules and regulations of the State Treasurer
§ 55-201
Continuation of certain statutes
§ 55-201.1
Pendency of escheat proceedings no bar to condemnation proceedings