Whenever a relative passes away and there are no clear beneficiaries, or no one is aware of the intentions of the deceased, a situation arises that could result in unclaimed life insurance.
In March of 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it had $1.1 billion dollars of unclaimed federal tax refunds owed from 2007.
Unfortunately, without someone who's alive who knows about the policy or where the paperwork is, it's possible that the insurance money could go unclaimed.
Unclaimed federal tax refunds are dollars the IRS owes to a taxpayer, but which it cannot pay because the taxpayer did not file a return for the year.
The reason why so many refunds are unclaimed is because many taxpayers do not believe they earn enough income to meet the federal tax requirements.
From deaths, divorces, marriage records, to births, business filings, property, unclaimed property, voters, government employees and missing persons, the list of public information databases is very long.
When I checked with the Sentinel, they told me the subscription remained open but there weren't any papers lying around unclaimed, yet you said there wasn't any forwarding notice filed with the Post Office.
And the baby is still unclaimed, at least legitimately.
During the last ten years practically all unclaimed Arctic lands have come under the sovereignty of one or other State.
These were late comers to the New World forced to the frontier to find unclaimed lands.