It might depend on the state or country you live in. I think in California (U.S.), it is seven years. * In the US the rule of common law applies. After 7 years from the date of the last known contact with the individual, persons who have just cause can file a petition in state court to have the missing individual declared "legally dead." The court will require that evidence be submitted to prove that an earnest attempt was made to discover the whereabouts of the missing person. Such evidence would be a search of public records, statements from relatives, friends, co-workers, police reports, etc. If the individual disappeared under unusual circumstances, for example after a threat was made upon their life, then the process becomes even more complicated, especially when it relates to life insurance benefits and other financial matters. The decision, as in the majority of civil matters will be determined by the court according to the laws of the state in which the missing individual resided.
If you're gone for twelve hours, you will be considered a missing person.
It depends what state you are in but in California it is seven years. If someone has been missing for more than 7 years they are declared legally deceased.
Due to AMBER laws there is no 'waiting time' limit before a minor can be designated a runaway or missing person.
The verb 'is' denotes present tense. A deceased person, the deceased wife of the person, and the deceased children of that person are not living in the present tense. Therefore, 'was' is the appropriate verb.
24 hours after being reported missing.
Just write "deceased." * In all likelihood the request is for the last known address where the person lived before they died.
It is highly unlikely that a bank will cash a check written by a deceased person. The bank has no way to verify that the check was written before the death.
can a person drive a vehicle of a deceased person that is deliquent in payments
It depends on the circumstances and the person involved.
If the person who owned the home is now deceased, that person's estate must be probated before the home can be sold. Probate is what authorizes someone representing the estate of the deceased person to sell the home.
No. A deceased person is not a taxable person. and as such it cannot be filed as taxable person or entity.