Many people are confused by the idea of unclaimed child support, but it’s really quite simple. Child support is managed through local, e.g. state or county, governments and can easily be lost or misplaced through bureaucratic channels. Some estimates put the amount of unclaimed child support floating around at a staggering $750 million.
If you or your children believe that you haven’t received the full amount of child support, then use these methods to see if you have money waiting for you to claim it.