The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller’s Office recently published a listing of unclaimed funds held by our office this past year. 

Unclaimed funds is money from:

  • Jury service
  • Restitution
  • Cash bond refunds
  • Garnishments
  • Over payment refunds
  • Court registry disbursements

To see if you are owed any money, please take a look at the list and contact our office. 


If you think you are eligible for any unclaimed money, you must submit a notarized written claim or court motion with the Manatee County Clerk’s Office, by September 1st, pursuant to Florida Statute 116.21. If the funds are not claimed by this date, the money is declared forfeited and transferred to the fine and forfeiture fund.  

If you have questions, please e-mail us at clerkaccounting@manateeclerk.com or call (941) 749-1800.

About the Clerk’s Office

The Clerk of Circuit Court was established as a public trustee by the Florida Constitution in 1838. The Clerk of the Circuit Court serves as the Clerk of Courts, the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, Auditor, Recorder, and Custodian of all County Funds. In Manatee County, the Clerk’s office also administers a local child support enforcement program, violence protection advocacy program, and Teen Court programs. Located at 1115 Manatee Avenue West in downtown Bradenton, the Courthouse is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Please be sure to visit our website at: www.manateeclerk.com.


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