Heir Finders or Locators

  1. What is an heir finder or locator?

  2. Does an heir finder or locator have to be licensed or registered to operate in the State of Wisconsin?

  3. Do I have to hire an heir finder or locator to claim my property?

  4. How much can an heir finder or locator charge for helping me with my claim?

  5. Does the locator agreement/contract need to be filed at the time the claim is submitted?

  6. How does the unclaimed property process work if I hire an heir finder or asset locator?

  7. How do I file a complaint about an heir finder or locator service?



FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS CONTACT:

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
PO Box 8982
Madison, WI 53708-8982
Phone: (608) 264-4594
Email additional questions to DORUnclaimedProperty@wisconsin.gov

December 14, 2018