Unclaimed Funds Search

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Unclaimed funds are funds held by the court for an owner or recipient who is entitled to the money, but who has failed to claim ownership of it. Most unclaimed funds arise when dividends (assets) are distributed by the trustee to creditors pursuant to settlement of a bankruptcy case, but the property goes unclaimed.

Creditors desiring to recover funds previously submitted to the treasury as unclaimed may do so by filing a motion and proposed order, including proof of identity.

For detailed instructions for requesting payment of unclaimed funds, click here (pdf document). NOTE that an IRS Form W-9 is now REQUIRED to claim funds.