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Creditors can now search online for unclaimed funds entered into the system. 

REQUEST PAYMENT OF UNCLAIMED FUNDS

Requests for payment of unclaimed dividends must be filed with the appropriate divisional office of the clerk and accompanied by the correct documentation, as more fully set forth below:

IMPORTANT NOTE:  
All disbursements on behalf of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota are made solely by the Department of Treasury.  Therefore, any Petition for Release of Funds From Court Registry Account must be accompanied by a completed Vendor Information/TIN Certification (AO Form 213).   Once the Bankruptcy Judge enters an order granting your Petition and payment is processed, the Department of Treasury will mail a check to the address you provide in the AO Form 213.

ORIGINAL CLAIMANT:

  1. Form P1 - OC - Petition for Release of Funds from Court Registry Account by Original Claimant.
  2. A photocopy of the original claimant's current driver's license or other government-issued identification with notation of the claimant's social security number.
  3. Vendor Information/TIN Certification (AO Form 213).

ORIGINAL CLAIMANT'S REPRESENTATIVE:

  1. Form P2 - CR - Petition for Release of Funds from Court Registry Account by Claimant's Representative.
  2. A photocopy of the original claimant's current driver's license or other government-issued identification with notation of the claimant's social security number.
  3. A notarized Power of Attorney authorizing the representative to file a petition on behalf of the original claimant.
  4. Proof of identity of the representative in the form of a photocopy of a driver's license or other government-issued identification bearing the representative's signature.
  5. Vendor Information/TIN Certification (AO Form 213).

SUCCESSOR BUSINESS OF ORIGINAL CLAIMANT: - Petition for Release of Funds from Court Registry Account by Successor Business.

  1. Form P3 - CR - A photocopy of the original claimant's current driver's license or other government-issued identification with notation of the claimant's social security number.
  2. A notarized Power of Attorney signed by a representative of the successor business authorizing the representative to file a petition on behalf of the successor business to the original claimant.
  3. Documentation establishing the chain of ownership from the original claimant to the successor business.
  4. Vendor Information/TIN Certification (AO Form 213).

TRANSFERRED CLAIMS:

  1. Form P4 - TC - Petition for Release of Funds from Court Registry Account by Transferee of Claimant.
  2. A photocopy of the original claimant's current driver's license or other government-issued identification with notation of the claimant's social security number.
  3. Proof of identity of the transferee of the claimant in the form of a photocopy of the transferee's driver's license or other government-issued identification with notation of the transferee's social security or tax identification number.
  4. Documentation evidencing the transfer of claim.
  5. Vendor Information/TIN Certification (AO Form 213).

DECEDENT'S ESTATE ADMINISTRATOR, EXECUTOR, REPRESENTATIVE:

  1. Form P5 - D - Petition for Release of Funds from Court Registry Account by Decedent's Estate Administrator, Executor or Representative.
  2. Proof of identity of the original claimant in the form of a photocopy of a driver's license or other government-issued identification with notation of the claimant's social security number.
  3. Certified copies of probate documents establishing the administrator, executor or representative's right to act on behalf of the decedent's estate.
  4. Vendor Information/TIN Certification (AO Form 213).