Absent Heirs

Missing heirs funds held on deposit with the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector. Monies deposited with the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector by the Public Administrator or any other representative of an estate, for which no heirs or beneficiaries can be located. If you have a valid claim for any of the Missing Heirs Funds listed, submit a certified copy of the court order for distribution of the estate to the following address:

Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
Attn: Treasury Accounting, Absent Heirs Section
1155 Market St, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel. 415-554-7354

If the funds remain unclaimed within one year of the deposit with the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector, the fund will be transferred to the California State Controller’s Office along with its semi-annual report of Estates of Deceased Persons’ Report of Cash and Personal Property, Absent Heirs or Claimants.

For these claims, please contact:

State Controller's Office
Unclaimed Property Division
P.O Box 942850
Sacramento, CA 94250-5873

Download the current Absent Heirs list