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Art. 51.  Termination by judgment of declaration of death

The curatorship of the property of the absent person also terminates when a judgment of declaration of death is rendered.

When an absent person has no known heirs and is presumed dead, it shall be the duty of the curator to initiate proceedings for a declaration of death.

Acts 1990, No. 989, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.

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