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Where does the unclaimed child support money go?

My husband has been paying child support to his ex-wife and son for 10 years even though we haven't heard from her or his son the whole time. We recently found them and she says she never got any of the money but didn't have any contact with the friend of the court and only went through the process to get insurance for their son back when they split. Where does it go and can she still get it now? They should have a VERY nice Christmas if she can still get it!

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:49 PM on Dec. 19, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • It should be in a child support account at the county clerk's or wherever they do child support payments where you live. She should be able to go get it all and fill out a form to start having it put in her bank account. That will be a nice check.

    Answer by Gailll at 4:55 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • OP - Yeah like over $20,000!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:00 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • it adds up until the child turns sister is fighting to get hers

    Answer by piwife at 5:46 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • well if she is on welfare, then felfare gives her the money threw them also if the kid is on medicade, the money goes for that too.

    Answer by angelairelan at 7:55 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

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