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UNCLAIMED FUNDS

Unclaimed Funds are funds held by the Treasurer's Office for an owner who is entitled to the money, but who has failed to claim ownership of it.

Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 59.66 - The purpose of this State Statute is to return money to its rightful owner.

If you are the owner of unclaimed funds currently in the possession of the Walworth County Treasurer you must submit a notarized affidavit swearing to ownership of the unclaimed funds. 

Notice of Walworth County Unclaimed Funds List

If you are the owner of unclaimed funds currently in the possession of the Walworth County Clerk of Courts you must submit a notarized affidavit swearing to ownership of the unclaimed funds. 

Notice of Clerk of Courts Unclaimed Funds List

  
To receive unclaimed funds

1. Complete an Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement.

To access a copy of the Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement, click here.

2.  A notary public must witness your signing of the Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement and notarize the affidavit.  Notary Publics are available at most banks.

3.  Include a copy of an identity document such as a Wisconsin Driver's License, Wisconsin ID or other government-issued identification.  The document must show your full name, current residential address, signature and photo.

4.  If you are claiming funds on behalf of a business, a copy of your business card must also be included.
 
The notarized form and identity document must be delivered or mailed to:
 
Walworth County Treasurer
100 W. Walworth, Room 103
PO Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI  53121
 

Once the completed notarized affidavit and identification is received, it will be approximately 30 days before a check is received.  The check will be sent to the address provided on the Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement.  The check will be made payable to the same person or entity the original check was payable to.

To get information about unclaimed property held by the State of Wisconsin, check State of Wisconsin Unclaimed Funds.



 
 
 

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