ESTATES OF DECEDENTS
14-107. officials to notify administrator of decedent’s property. All public officials shall, within forty-eight (48) hours of knowledge of a death, inform the public administrator of and make available to him all property known to them, belonging to a decedent who resided at the time of death in the county, which is liable to loss, injury or waste, or which, by reason thereof, ought to be in the possession of the public administrator. The public administrator shall be responsible for determining if any heirs or a will exists in all cases where there are no known personal representatives.
[(14-107) R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 5686; C.S., sec. 7781; I.C.A., sec. 15-1607; am. 1971, ch. 111, sec. 6, p. 233; am. 1996, ch. 69, sec. 4, p. 214; am. 2012, ch. 208, sec. 4, p. 563.]