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COVID-19 Protocols:

 If you are sick or have respiratory symptoms, a fever or a cough, please do not come to the courthouse.  Please contact your attorney, call the Court at (530) 289-3698, or proceed to the Remote Appearance page. The Court will continue to take reasonable safety precautions to keep the public, court staff, judicial officers and others safe. 

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COVID-19 Protocols:

Actualmente, todos los asuntos se abordan de forma remota a través de Zoom. NO venga a la corte a menos que haya obtenido una orden para comparecer en persona en el Formulario SEI-0031 de la corte. Comuníquese con su abogado, llame a la corte al (530) 289-3698 o vaya a la página de inicio de la Corte Superior de Sierra para obtener más información sobre cómo comparecer de forma remota.

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Escheatment

How to Claim Monies that are Proposed for Escheatment by Sierra Superior Court

What is Escheatment?

Escheatment is the process of transferring ownership rights in property to a government agency when the property has no known owner, the owner cannot be found, or the owner has refused to accept the property. Government Code section 68084.1 provides superior courts the authority to escheat unclaimed monies under certain conditions.

Current Proposed Escheatment

  • Escheatment to Sierra County effective September 2, 2022

  • Escheatment to Sierra County Superior Court effective September 2, 2022

  • Escheatment to Sierra County Superior Court effective September 2, 2022

  • Escheatment to Sierra County Superior Court effective September 2, 2022

  • Escheatment to California State Restitution Fund effective September 2, 2022 

Claiming Funds

If you believe that you, or a person for whom you are a legal guardian or representative, are entitled to all or a portion of the funds held by the Superior Court of California, County of Sierra you must complete and submit the two claim forms and other information as required by the deadline provided in the applicable escheatment notice.

Please type or print legibly in blue or black ink. Claims that are illegible will not be processed. Claims must be made using the Court's forms and any modifications made to the Court's forms will not be accepted.

Claimants may submit completed claim forms only by mail and will be notified of whether their claim has been approved or denied by no later than 61 days after the submission deadline.

     

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