CA Gov't Code Section 12439


The Controller may investigate, inquire, and, if necessary, conduct hearings concerning property in the possession of the Treasurer which has escheated to the state from the estates of deceased persons pursuant to a judgment of escheat or pursuant to a distribution to the state under Section 11900 of the Probate Code.


After investigation, inquiry, and hearing, the Controller may relieve the Treasurer from any liability arising from the possession of and sell, or authorize the Treasurer to destroy or otherwise dispose of, any such property as it deems proper.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 12439’s source at ca​.gov