December 15, 2016

Understanding Upcoming Changes to Illinois Child Support Laws

Child Support

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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January 5, 2016

How Does the Illinois Child Support Process Work When Parents Split Up?

Child Custody

One of the biggest questions parents have when they split up is how will child support work. Parents have a legal duty to financially support their children, and that obligation does not end just because the relationship has ended. Child Support Guidelines Illinois has a set of guidelines judges are required to consider when setting child support. […]

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April 12, 2015

Legal Recourse for Parental Alienation

Child Custody, Children of Divorce, Illinois family law attorney

Parental alienation is the systematic breakdown of a child’s relationship with one parent after a divorce. It most commonly occurs after a contested or particularly nasty divorce. One parent may harbor extremely negative or detrimental feelings of the other and wants their shared child or children to be on his or her “side.’ The most […]

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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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