Federal and State Laws
20 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Chapter 57 - Absentees And Presumed Decedents
Section 5701 - Proof Of Death
(a) Finding of death.--When a person domiciled in the Commonwealth disappears and is absent from his place of residence without being heard of after...
Section 5702 - Trustee For Absentee
(a) Appointment.--When a person domiciled or having property in the Commonwealth disappears and is absent from his last known place of residence for a...
Section 5703 - Distribution Of Property Of Absentee
Upon the entry of a decree establishing the death of a person domiciled in the Commonwealth, based in whole or in part upon his...
Section 5704 - Notice To Absentee
The court, if satisfied concerning the interest of the petitioner, shall cause to be advertised in a newspaper of general circulation in the county...
Section 5705 - Search For Absentee
The court, on its own motion or upon the application of any party in interest, may direct the trustee to search for the absentee...
Section 5706 - Persons Presumed Dead From September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attack
The requirements of sections 5703 (relating to distribution of property of absentee) and 5704 (relating to notice to absentee) shall not apply with respect...
Last modified: October 8, 2016