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New York Abandoned Property - Article 2 - (200 - 215) Escheat of Real Property

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  • New York Abandoned Property - Article 2 - Escheat of Real Property
    Section 200. Escheated lands. 201. Action for recovery of property. 202. Parties to action. 203. Effect of judgment in favor of people. 204. Sale of...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 200 - Escheated Lands
    All lands the title of which shall fail from a defect of heirs, shall revert, or escheat, to the people.
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 201 - Action for Recovery of Property
    Whenever the attorney-general has good reason to believe that the title to, or right of possession of, any real property has vested in the people...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 202 - Parties to Action
    There may be made parties to such action, all persons who would have, might have or might claim to have any interest in or lien...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 203 - Effect of Judgment in Favor of People
    A final judgment in favor of the people in an action authorized as set forth in section two hundred one is conclusive as to the...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 204 - Sale of Property Recovered
    Upon the rendering of final judgment in an action authorized by section two hundred one, the commissioner of general services may sell or transfer the...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 205 - Report by Attorney-general
    The attorney-general shall report to the commissioner of general services all the real property recovered by the people in any action brought pursuant to this
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 206 - Petition for Release of Escheated Lands
    1. Where there is good reason to believe that real property shall have escheated to the state and final judgment shall not have been entered...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 207 - Proceedings on Receipt of Petition
    Prior to the presentation of such petition, the petitioner shall cause to be personally served upon each person who would have succeeded to any interest...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 208 - Release
    is made.
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 209 - Effect of Release on Rights of Others
    No such release shall impair or affect any right, title, interest or estate in or to the lands thereby released, of any heir-at-law, devisee, grantee,...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 210 - Protest Against Release
    Any person may file, at any time, with the commissioner, a protest, stating his name, residence and post-office address, against the release by the state...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 211 - Lands Held Under Written Contract
    Where lands have been escheated to the state and the person last seized was a citizen or capable of taking and holding real property the...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 212 - Escheated Lands Subject to Trusts and Incumbrances
    Lands escheated to the state shall be held subject to the same trusts and incumbrances to which they would have been subject if they had...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 213 - Condemnation Awards as Interest in Real Property
    An interest in real property escheated to the state shall for the purposes of this article, be deemed to include any and all awards heretofore...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 214 - Receiver
    ship, shall be paid over to such party or parties as shall be determined in the final judgment to be entitled to possession of said...
  • New York Abandoned Property - § 215 - Claims Against State
    Where an action has been commenced and final judgment in favor of the people entered therein by reason of the escheat of real property to...