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Update of On-Line Estates of Deceased Persons Data

Notice to Investigators - On-Line Estates of Deceased Persons Date

The Unclaimed Property Division is pleased to announce an update for the Estates of Deceased Persons Data. This updated file will be available for download on Thursday, October 1, 2020.  The Estates of Deceased Persons File contains estates of deceased persons remitted to the State of California pursuant to Probate Code and Code of Civil Procedure section 1300 et seq.  The Estates of Deceased Persons File displays these properties indexed by the following four categories: The State of California’s Property ID Number, decedent’s name, reported heir(s) and the property’s available balance.

Revisions to Declaration Under Probate Code Section 13101

Notice to Investigators - Revisions to Declaration Under Probate Code 13101

The Unclaimed Property Division (UPD) is pleased to announce an update to the Declaration Under Probate Code Section 13101 form.  This form can be accessed on the State Controller’s Office (SCO), Unclaimed Property website located at https://www.sco.ca.gov/upd_form_investigator.html.  Revisions to the form have been made pursuant to AB 473, which increases, from $150,000 to $166,250, the maximum value of a decedent’s estate for which an affidavit or declaration to collect decedent’s personal property outside the formal probate process may be used. This increase applies to decedents who die on or between January 1, 2020, and March 31, 2022.

Update of On-Line Estates of Deceased Persons Data

Notice to Investigators On-Line Estates of Deceased Persons Data

The Unclaimed Property Division is pleased to announce an update for the Estates of Deceased Persons Data. This updated file will be available for download on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. The Estates of Deceased Persons File contains estates of deceased persons remitted to the State of California pursuant to Probate Code and Code of Civil Procedure section 1300 et seq. The Estates of Deceased Persons File displays these properties indexed by the following four categories: The State of California’s Property ID Number, decedent’s name, reported heir(s) and the property’s available balance.

Unclaimed Property Records Download Availability - October 1, 2018

Notice to Investigators - Download Unclaimed Property Records

The Unclaimed Property Division is pleased to announce a new service to replace the annual Investigator DVD release process. A new and free unclaimed property and owner record download functionality is now available to anyone via the State Controller’s Office public website. This new service is available for use on Monday, October 1, 2018, with the most recent property records information. 

 

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