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If you are the owner of unclaimed funds currently in the possession of the Walworth County Treasurer you must submit a notarized affidavit swearing to ownership of the unclaimed funds.  To access a copy of the Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement, click here.

Instructions for completing the affidavit

Please fill in the Check No. and Amount as stated in the published notification, as well as your name, address and phone number.

The Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement must be signed by the claimant/owner of the funds and notarized by a notary public.  The notary public must witness the signing of the affidavit.  Notary Publics are available at most banks.

The notarized form must be delivered or mailed to:
Walworth County Treasurer
100 W. Walworth, Room 103
PO Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI  53121

A copy of the claimant’s driver’s license or other picture I.D. must be included for identification. 

If you are claiming funds on behalf of a business, a copy of your business card must also be included.
Once the affidavit and identification is received, it will be approximately 30 days before a check is received.  The check will be sent to the address provided on the Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement.  The check will be made payable to the same person or entity the original check was payable to.


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