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Documentation For Investigators

Do I need to include the date a property was remitted to the State Controller's Office to submit a claim?

No. This information is not required to submit a claim on behalf of any prospective client. However, this information is included in the Investigator DVD.

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Does the Claim Affirmation Form need to be notarized?


  • Claims for amounts $1000.00 or greater must be notarized.
  • All claims for Securities or Safe Deposit Boxes must be notarized.

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Can I notarize the Claim Affirmation Form for my client?

Yes. If the Investigator is also a notary then the Investigator is allowed to notarize the claim affirmation form for their client.

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