Some people posted cash bonds to get out of jail. Others, mostly lawyers, posted deposits and fees required by their court cases.
And when all was said and done, many forgot the money was theirs to retrieve.
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All claims must be filed on or before September 3, 2013 (in person at the courthouse by 4 p.m. or electronically filed by 5 p.m.). Claims filed after September 3, 2013, will not be processed and such funds will be forfeited.
Cash Bond refunds can be obtained by filling out a form that can be found at the clerk’s website. http://www.mypalmbeachclerk.com/cashbondrefund.aspx
For all other claims, submit a motion and proposed order to disburse funds from registry to:
Sharon R. Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
Circuit Civil Department
Attention: Unclaimed Funds
205 N Dixie Highway, Room 3.23
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
For questions about unclaimed funds, call the Clerk’s office at 561-355-2996