Notice To Investigators
Update of 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 Thursday, April 1, 2021. 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
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.
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