§ 470.010 Estates escheat, when
§ 470.020 Disposition of unclaimed moneys — deemed unclaimed property, when — ..
§ 470.030 Proceedings when moneys are not paid to state treasurer as required
§ 470.060 When lands transfer to state
§ 470.070 Scire facias to issue
§ 470.080 To be served, when
§ 470.090 Who may appear and defend
§ 470.100 Judgment rendered, when
§ 470.110 Issues shall be made up and tried, when
§ 470.120 Judgment for state, when
§ 470.130 Judgment for defendant, when
§ 470.140 Writ of possession to issue
§ 470.150 Copy of record filed with state treasurer
§ 470.160 Appeals taken
§ 470.170 Lands claimed within five years, by whom
§ 470.180 Petition served on whom
§ 470.200 Court may order sale
§ 470.210 Proceeds paid into abandoned fund account
§ 470.220 State treasurer to keep record
§ 470.270 Money or effects involved in litigation — disposition — unclaimed property, ..

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 470 - Escheats

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Executor: includes administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.