Request for Unclaimed Dividend Disbursement

REQUESTS FOR UNCLAIMED DIVIDEND DISBURSEMENT MUST BE SUBMITTED OVER THE COUNTER

Requirements

  1. A Motion to Withdraw Moneys under 28 USC 2042. Complete all portions of the motion, except the date and time for a hearing. If a hearing is required, you will be notified. Print two copies of the motion: one to be mailed to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (see #11) and one to be mailed to the U.S. Attorney (see #3). Please do not Staple documents.
  2. An Affidavit for Reimbursement of Unclaimed Dividends (this MUST be notarized). This must contain the CLAIMANT’S tax identification number and or social security number, name, current address, and telephone number. The locator company may sign the affidavit for the creditor (with signed power of attorney).
  3. An Affidavit stating that the U.S. Attorney’s Office was mailed a copy of the Motion to Withdraw Moneys. The Motion needs to be mailed to the U.S. Attorney’s Office at the following address:
    U.S. Attorney
    333 Las Vegas Blvd. So.
    Las Vegas, NV 89101
  4. If applicable, an ORIGINAL Power of Attorney (MUST BE notarized). Corporations should attach their corporate seal, if they have one. The documentation verifying names, addresses and signatures. THE COURT MUST BE IDENTIFIED IN THE POWER OF ATTORNEY.
  5. CLAIMANT IS A CORPORATION
    If the claimant has changed names in any way from the name submitted on the Notice for Unclaimed Dividends (when funds were paid to the court), please attach the proper documentation showing a brief history of the claimant to the present.
    1. Make sure that ALL names of the claimant are proven to be the same entity.
    2. Name(s) of previous and present owner(s).
    3. Copies of Certificate of Merger, Certificate of fictitious name, Purchase agreement and stipulation as to the rights of ownership and any other documentation that will be necessary for the Court to determine the validity of the claim.
    4. Documentation that shows that debtor is the same debtor as listed on the Notice for Unclaimed Dividends. The claimant will need a some form of documentation that shows the claimants name and the address listed on the Notice for Unclaimed Dividend. (i.e. tax forms, etc.) If the claimant does not have such records, an affidavit to that effect will be required.
    5. Business card of requestor.
    6. Copy of the requestor's current driver's license, photo ID or employee identification card with photo.
    7. The CURRENT name, address and phone number of the claimant.
  6. CLAIMANT IS AN INDIVIDUAL
    1. Copy of the claimant’s current driver’s license.
    2. Documentation that shows that debtor is the same debtor as listed on the Notice for Unclaimed Dividends. The claimant will need some form of documentation that shows the claimants name and the address listed on the Notice for Unclaimed Dividend. (i.e. tax forms, utility bill, etc.) If the claimant does not have such records, an affidavit to that effect will be required.
    3. If the claimant is requesting reimbursement due to a death or divorce of the original claimant.
      1. Copy of claimant’s current driver’s license.
      2. Death certificate.
      3. Proof of relationship to original claimant and proof that the requesting claimant is entitled to the dividend. (i.e. will, divorce decree, etc.)
      4. Proof the original claimant was the same party the trustee was unable to make payment to and then forwarded to the court’s unclaimed dividend account.
    4. The CURRENT name, address and phone number of the claimant.
  7. TRANSFERRED CLAIMS
    When a successor claimant holding a transferred claim petitions the court for release of unclaimed funds, the successor claimant must provide to the court the following:
    1. Proof of identity of the owner of record.
    2. Proof of identity of the successor claimant.
    3. Documentation evidencing the transfer of claim.
    4. Note: Transfers of claims are to be filed in the case upon said transfer with applicable fees.
  8. DOCUMENTATION which has been altered will not be processed.
    * If a locator company is assisting, checks are issued to the claimant and mailed in care of the locator company.
  9. Per the Chief Bankruptcy Judge and Clerk of Court
    Social Security numbers will be required for all parties requesting refunds from the Unclaimed Funds account. This includes any requests by parties who have assigned rights to a claim (assignee and assignor). Proof of original claimant and their social security number is required.
  10. All requests must be submitted using our format and must meet all the above requirements. Requests which do not meet the requirements will not be considered by the court. Please enclose a phone number so that notification can be made of deficiency(s) in the request.
  11. DOCUMENTATION TO BE SENT
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    ATTN: Financial Department
    300 Las Vegas Blvd. South
    Las Vegas, NV 89101