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Unclaimed Funds

Funds must be claimed on or before September 1, 2020

Post Date:07/30/2020 1:00 AM

These funds were collected by the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County prior to January 1, 2019.

Funds must be claimed on or before September 1, 2020 (in person at the courthouse by 4 p.m. or electronically filed by 5 p.m.). Claims filed after September 1, 2020, will not be processed and such funds will be forfeited.

How can I find out if I have unclaimed funds?

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Follow the instructions at the bottom of this page to claim funds.

How do I submit a claim for the funds?

  • For Cash Bond refunds, please follow these instructions.
  • For outstanding juror checks, contact Diane McCarthy at (561) 355-6207.
  • For other outstanding checks, contact Michelle Howzell, (561) 355-3351.

For all other claims, submit a motion and proposed order to disburse funds from registry to:

Sharon R. Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
Circuit Civil Department
Attention: Unclaimed Funds
205 N Dixie Highway, Room 3.23
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

The interested party must obtain an order of disbursement from the court, and may need to schedule a hearing to obtain this order. For detailed instructions on filing claims, please contact Karina Rodriguez-Matzen at (561) 355-4860.

What is the deadline for submitting a claim?

September 1, 2020, is the deadline for all claims.

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