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December 15, 2016

Understanding Upcoming Changes to Illinois Child Support Laws

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The Illinois legislature has made some changes to the way child support is calculated, and it may impact your court-ordered child support. On July 1, 2017, courts will determine child support based on the “income shares” model. What Is the Income Shares Model? How Does It Differ from the Current Law? Under the income shares model, both […]

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October 21, 2016

College Bound Children and Requests for Modified Child Support

Child Support



When couples divorce or separate, there are many layers as to how the family will manage themselves afterward. From the division of property to spousal maintenance and child support, are some of the relevant issues. When it comes to the children of a divorce, certain interests must be met to help ensure their best interests are […]

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April 8, 2016

Financial Aid and Paying for Your Child’s College Tuition after Divorce

Child Support, Children of Divorce



When parents go through a divorce, they often fail to consider the long-term financial implications, like paying for a child’s college tuition. Remarriage and other life changes can further complicate matters, making it difficult to know how to navigate the financial aid process or determine how much responsibility each parent may have in covering any remaining […]

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September 11, 2015

College Support Agreements in Divorce

Child Support



It is a thrilling moment when your child is finally accepted into college. However, after the celebrations, an important question may pop into your head: Who is going to pay for all of this? Saying that tertiary education in the United States is expensive is an understatement. The costs of attending college are rising rapidly every […]

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February 2, 2015

Requesting a Child Support Modification in Illinois

Child Custody, Child Support, Children of Divorce, Illinois family law attorney



If you are a divorced parent, chances are you have been through challenging and complicated proceedings concerning your children. Whether you and your ex-spouse share custody, or if custody was awarded to primarily one parent and visitation rights to the other, a child support order is likely to be part of the arrangement. Determining a Child Support […]

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