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California Government Code Sections 50050 et seq. provides that warrants/checks that remain unclaimed for three (3) years may be transferred (escheated) to the County general fund on order of the Board of Supervisors. At the end of the three-year period, those items in excess of $15 must be published as notification that the money will become the property of the County after a designated date if it is left unclaimed. Escheatment to the general fund occurs if a verified claim is not filed by the designated date forty-five days after the date of publication. After this date, money left unclaimed will become the property of the county and can no longer be claimed.
There are three steps to file for Unclaimed Money.
Click on this link to locate Unclaimed Money(s)
Hint: Use the search feature by using your keyboard, Ctrl + F and type in either your First or Last name.
If identified that the County may have funds belonging to you, continue on to Step 2.
Please fully complete the 'Unclaimed Money Affidavit'.
In addition to a completed affidavit, below are documents required to be submitted:
- Copy of current photo identification (e.g., Driver's License, State ID, etc.)
- If applicable, verification of address if address is different from original mailing address or photo ID (e.g., utility bill, car registration, etc.)
- Copy of current photo identification for authorized agent signing the affidavit
- Letter of Authorization on company letterhead with names of officers/officials with authority to sign and claim on behalf of the business
- If applicable, dissolution articles if business/company is dissolved
Please mail the completed Unclaimed Money Affidavit and any required documents to:
County of Solano
Attn: Gen Acctg/Unclaimed Money
675 Texas St #2800
Fairfield, CA 94533-6338
Please email any questions/comments to: Unclaimed Money or call (707)784-6280 and press option #1