Child support is a major issues in divorce and parentage cases involving minor children. Often tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars may be at stake. Illinois law changed dramatically in 2017 when Illinois adopted the income-sharing model. Illinois child support law considers the income of both parents in determining the child support obligation. In addition, the court considers how parenting time is allocated between the parents. The income-sharing law in Illinois is based considers the number of overnights by each parent.
The Gitlin Law Firm has been at the forefront of educating lawyers on child support law in Illinois. This includes:
- Comprehensively updating the book, Gitlin on Divorce. The 2022 Fifth Edition to Gitlin on Divorce includes an in depth analysis of the Illinois child support laws; and
- Educating lawyers regarding the new law including lecturing and moderating for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
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All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on CHILD SUPPORT
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