Bradenton, Fla. – Nearly $30,000 in unclaimed funds from this year are being held by the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s office.
The Clerk & Comptroller holds unclaimed money for people who forgot to cash their jury duty checks, overpaid court fees, and more.
The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is encouraging the public to view the list of unclaimed funds by clicking here to find out if they have money owed to them. If someone believes they are eligible to receive funds, they need to contact Clerk’s Accounting by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (941) 749-1800 to learn what steps they need to take to claim their funds.
The filing deadline for unclaimed funds is September 1, 2022.
In total, $28,251.21 in unclaimed funds will be declared forfeited and then transferred to the fine and forfeiture fund if not claimed by the filing deadline.
About the Clerk’s Office
The Clerk of Circuit Court was established as a public trustee by the Florida Constitution in 1838. The Clerk of the Circuit Court serves as the Clerk of Courts, the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, Auditor, Recorder, and Custodian of all County Funds. In Manatee County, the Clerk’s office also administers a local child support enforcement program, violence protection advocacy program, and Teen Court programs. Located at 1115 Manatee Avenue West in downtown Bradenton, the Courthouse is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.. Please be sure to visit our website and sign up for our electronic newsletter by clicking here .