46 U.S. Code § 10708. Sale of property

A district court of the United States may direct the sale of any part of the property of a deceased seaman. Proceeds of the sale shall be held as wages of the seaman are held.

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 574.)

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Section 10708 permits a district court to sell a deceased seaman’s property and treat the proceeds as wages.