Frequently Asked Questions/Answers

Category:  Unclaimed Property

WHAT HAPPENS TO UNCLAIMED PROPERTY WHEN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN CANNOT LOCATE THE RIGHTFUL OWNER?

The State of Wisconsin acts as a custodian for abandoned funds and holds these funds in perpetuity. In other words, there is no time limit for claiming your money from the State Treasury. If at any time you can prove ownership of legal rights to the unclaimed funds, the State Treasurer will approve payment to you or your heirs without charge.


 

 

 

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