Child Support Modification Lake Forest Illinois
Under Illinois law, both parents have a duty to provide financial support for their children. On July 1, 2017, Illinois’ child support law changed to an income shares model. Under the income shares model, both parties’ incomes and the number of overnights each parent has with the minor children are used to determine child support.
Child support typically ends when a child reaches age 18 or graduates from high school, whichever is later, but there are exceptions to this rule. For example, in the event that a child is mentally or physically disabled, child support may continue beyond the child’s 18th year or graduation from high school.
At Strategic Divorce, we understand that the amount of child support which a client will receive or be required to pay can have a major impact on their financial future. Our child support attorneys will advise you as to your child support rights or obligations under the Illinois income shares model.
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