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Find Online Lists of the Most Wanted Deadbeat Parents

The Cumulative Effect of Unpaid Child Support and Accrued Interest

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Many states now make lists of their most wanted deadbeat parents--those who continuously fail to pay court-appointed child support--available on their web sites, along with the details of how much unpaid child support each individual owes. Click on your state below to find out whether information regarding the nonpayment of child support is available to the public.

Note: If you are reading this as a parent who has fallen behind on child support payments due to job loss or reduction, know that you can apply to have your child support order modified due to a change in circumstances.
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Hawaii*
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Nevada*
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New York
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North Dakota*
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon*
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island*
South Carolina
South Dakota*
Tennessee
Texas*
Utah*
Vermont*
Virginia
Washington
Washington, D.C.*
West Virginia*
Wisconsin
Wyoming*

States with an * next to them have not yet made lists of most wanted deadbeat parents available online.

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