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P.O. Box 62446
Harrisburg, PA 17107-2445

Tel. 717-238-2001
Toll Free 888-PA-IOLTA (724-6582)
Fax. 717-238-2003

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Unclaimed & Unidentifiable Funds in IOLTA Accounts

Which Funds Are Considered Unidentifiable or Unclaimed?

  1. Unidentifiable funds refers to funds accumulated in a Pennsylvania IOLTA account that cannot be reasonably documented as belonging to a client, former client, third party, or the lawyer or law firm for a minimum of two (2) years despite reasonable efforts to identify and return the funds to their rightful owner.
  2. Unclaimed funds refers to funds in a Pennsylvania IOLTA account for which a client, former client, or third party appear to have an interest, but have not responded to the lawyer or law firm’s reasonable efforts to encourage the client, former client, or third party to claim their rightful funds for a minimum period of two (2) years .

Remittance & Claim Forms

To remit funds to the IOLTA Board:

To claim funds from the IOLTA Board:

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Pro Hac Vice

Out-of-state attorneys seeking to enter their appearance on a Pennsylvania case must pay an admission fee of $375 per case to the IOLTA Board prior to filing the motion with the court. Complete your pro hac vice application online and pay the $375 fee by check or credit card.

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Platinum Leader Banks

Platinum Leader Banks are financial institutions that go above and beyond eligibility requirements to ensure the success of the IOLTA program and increase funding for legal aid. Pennsylvania attorneys are encouraged to patronize them.

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There is one legal aid lawyer for every 6,415 people living in poverty. Pro bono representation by private attorneys is an enormously valuable supplement to the services of civil legal aid programs.

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Direct Class Action Residual funds and Cy Pres awards to the PA IOLTA Board!

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