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Unclaimed Funds

Funds must be claimed on or before September 3, 2019

Post Date:07/29/2019 11:00 PM

The Clerk & Comptroller provides the public with online access to records of thousands of dollars in unclaimed funds. These funds were collected by the Clerk's office prior to January 1, 2018.

Funds must be claimed on or before September 3, 2019 (in person at the courthouse by 4 p.m. or electronically filed by 5 p.m.). Claims filed after September 3, 2019, will not be processed and such funds will be forfeited.

How can I find out if I have unclaimed funds?

Check the lists of names and case numbers below. The free Adobe Reader is required to view these documents. To search a list, press Ctrl-F and a search box will open in the PDF.

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

Cash Bonds
For questions, contact: Shamane Tuff, (561) 355-6490

Outstanding Juror Checks
For questions, contact: Diane McCarthy, (561) 355-6207

Outstanding Support Checks
For questions, contact: Terra Zaccardo, (561) 355-4874

Other Outstanding Checks
For questions, contact: Careen Dawes, (561) 355-1531

Legal Records
For questions, contact: Melissa Thomas, (561) 355-6761

Civil Registry and Bond Deposits
For questions, contact: Karina Rodriguez-Matzen, (561) 355-4860

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 outstanding support checks, contact Terra Zaccardo at (561) 355-4874.
  • For other outstanding checks, contact Careen Dawes at (561) 355-1531.

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 3, 2019, is the deadline for all claims.

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