The County of Colusa had a duty to release funds to the rightful claimant , and we require that proof of identification be provided with a signed claim form. The claim form provides guidelines for proof of identity. In addition to claim form and proof of identity , please include documents and/or records that evidence your relationship to the decedent or prove that you are the legally appointed personal representative of the decedent’s will, if any, and a copy of the decedent’s death certificate. At least forty (40) days must have elapsed since the death of the decedent before a claim can be processed.
Mail the completed form and documents to the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department, 547 Market Street, Suite 111, Colusa, CA 95932 All claims are reviewed in detail. If adequate documents are not provided, our office will return all documents to the claimant along with a letter explaining why the claim was denied.
**Claims may be made directly to the Colusa County Treasurer without any service charges or fees.**