Mar
27

Discovered and Unclaimed Property: A Modern Reminder and a Little Practical Advice

As some of you probably have heard over the last few weeks, a couple in California discovered approximately $10 million worth of antique gold coins buried on their land. While this is quite an extreme example of the issue, this historic find provides an opportunity for a segue into a broader discussion of ownership rights to discovered or unclaimed property.

Time has a great article on the California couple’s particular circumstances and discovered property issues generally. You can find that here: TIME | “The Law of Finders-Keepers and What Happens When You Find Buried...