§ 12-881 Conditions under which property escheats
§ 12-882 Duty of department of revenue regarding escheats; complaint and parties
§ 12-883 Summons; service and publication
§ 12-884 Judgment and costs
§ 12-885 Seizure and sale of escheated property; disposal of proceeds; exception
§ 12-886 Claim by heir, devisee or owner of proceeds from sale of escheated property
§ 12-887 Determination of claims; appeal
§ 12-888 Concurrent authority of the department of revenue
§ 12-889 Escheated property; rules and regulations; salary
§ 12-890 Agreement to recover property

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 12 > Chapter 7 > Article 5

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215