New York Abandoned Property Law

Sec. § 209
Effect of Release on Rights of Others

No such release shall impair or affect any right, title, interest or estate in or to the lands thereby released, of any heir-at-law, devisee, grantee, mortgagee or creditor of any person having an interest in the real property released immediately prior to the escheat thereof, or of any person having a lien or incumbrance thereon, through, under or by any person having an interest therein immediately prior to the escheat.

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Dec. 13, 2016