§ 64-1 Rights as to real property
§ 64-1.1 Secretary of State to collect information as to foreign ownership of real property
§ 64-2 Contracts validated
§ 64-3 Nonresident aliens’ rights of inheritance
§ 64-4 Escheats
§ 64-5 Burden of proof

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 64 > Article 1

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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
  • personal property: shall include moneys, goods, chattels, choses in action and evidences of debt, including all things capable of ownership, not descendable to heirs at law. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3