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Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds - Omnibus

Official Procedure Last Change May 16, 2024

Omnibus Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds

How to file: 

Consult with the Clerk's Office before attempting to file an omnibus motion to redact. If a Miscellaneous Proceeding is needed, it cannot be filed electronically. The document will need to be mailed or hand delivered to the Clerk's office. The miscellaneous proceeding will then be opened by the Clerk's office.

  • 28 USC 2042

General Information

  • An Omnibus Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds is a request by one party to receive unclaimed funds from multiple cases. Requests for payments from a single case should be filed using the procedure Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds.
  • The filing party is not required to be a registered ECF user. 

Filing Requirements

Refer to the Unclaimed Funds page on the Court's website.

Step-by-step instructions

1. The claimant mails or delivers the omnibus application with an original signature and all supporting documents to the Clerk's Office. The application must list all originating case numbers, amounts, and include a grand total.

Note: Supporting documentation is required for each originating case and must be identified by the correct case number. 

2. The application must be accompanied by the Miscellaneous Proceeding filing fee (see, Filing any document not in a case).

3. The Clerk's Office opens a Miscellaneous Proceeding and attaches the application.

4. Supporting documentation for each originating case are docketed as separate entries. The originating case number will appear in each docket entry. 

5. When an order is entered, an e-mail is sent to the financial department.

6. An order granting will be copied to all originating cases