escheator


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escheator

(ɪsˈtʃiːtə)
n
(Law) law a person appointed to deal with escheats
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In the recent past, a former lawyer with the state's attorney general's office and a former Delaware state escheator have gone to work for Kelmar Associates after retiring from the state.
61) In a later writ from 1304, the Crown orders the Escheator beyond Trent, Walter de Gloucester, to return various castles and manors to one Margaret on account of Margaret's ill health (Margaret had previously lost the castles and manors when her husband Edmund died and they passed into the Kings hands).
Escheator, and the Office of Unclaimed Property s Audit Manager, each of whom are
Lewis Meares, Escheator of Leinster, clerk to Mr Justice Gore, Court of Common Pleas (1733[/34])
Where the records of the holder available for the periods subject to this chapter are insufficient to permit the preparation of a report, the State Escheator may require the holder to report and pay to the State the amount of abandoned or unclaimed property that should have been but was not reported that the State Escheator reasonably estimates to be due and owing on the basis of any available records of the holder or by any other reasonable method of estimation.