(a) The judges of the probate court, in their discretion, shall also be the depositories
for and custodians of all moneys of any heir or beneficiary of any estate who cannot
be located by the personal representative for moneys that may be distributed to the
heir or beneficiary. Any personal representative shall be authorized to pay over to the judge any such
moneys; and the judge shall be authorized to take charge thereof as provided for
in this Code section.
(b) The judge shall turn over to the Department of Revenue all custodial property
held pursuant to this Code section 15 years after receipt by the judge of such property.
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