Calculating Child Support Under The Revised Child Support Statute In Illinois

One of the biggest challenges parents face in Illinois family law cases relates to calculating child support under the revised child support statute. In Illinois family law cases, the child support statute requires income information from both parents in order to calculate support, as well as a parenting time schedule.

3 Challenges in Calculating Child Support Under Illinois Law

1 — Setting Temporary Child Support

TEMPORARY SUPPORT UNDER THE OLD STATUTE

TEMPORARY SUPPORT UNDER THE REVISED STATUTE

2 — Other Parent’s Income Impact on Child Support Amount

In divorce cases where maintenance is at issue, this has always been the case, but now this is becoming an issue in child support cases, whereas before it did not matter what the obligee earned because it didn’t impact support. The child support statute has taken this into consideration and there is a provision regarding the Court being able to impute income to the obligor when they are underemployed or unemployed.

3 — Attorney Preparation for Child Support Hearing under the New Law

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