As part of its legal duties, the Clerk’s Office receives payments from Child
Support obligors and disburses the money to Child Support recipients. For various
reasons, the US Postal Service sometimes returns, as undeliverable, Child Support
checks issued and mailed by the Clerk’s Office. For example, the recipient
moved without properly notifying the Clerk’s Office of her/his new mailing
Use this Search to determine if the Clerk’s Office
may be holding unclaimed Child Support checks for you. If you find your name on
the list, see “ How to claim” section below.
Search by Case Number Four-digit year - Division (XX) or (X) - and Number
Search by Name
To display all cases in the Unclaimed Check Pool,
simply click “Search Now” with no search term entries.
How to Claim. If you find your name and case number on the list of Unclaimed Child Support
Checks, do the following to assert your claim:
Complete a Name/Address Change Affidavit (
Have it notarized
Submit to the Clerk of Circuit Court Child Support
Dorothy Brown, Clerk of Circuit Court
Domestic Relations Division
50 W. Washington, Room 802
Chicago, IL 60602
Attn: Client Research Dept.
If you have any questions please contact the Child Support Client Research
Department at 312-345-4015, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
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