Category: Child Support

Belleville Family Law Blog

In Illinois family law cases, the courts will take extra care to make sure children are provided for. That means the child support order will be calculated to account for all their needs and be largely based on the parents’ means. Often, the parents’ employment...

Parents must provide for their children, regardless of whether they are married or divorced. But unlike married parents who internally decide how each will cover their child’s needs, divorcing parents generally have to obtain a child support order from the court. Illinois courts follow certain...

Child custody and support are essential topics during divorce proceedings. Parents could have conflicting opinions on these matters. However, the court could intervene and settle child support issues. The court could determine the amount, duration and other parameters for paying child support based on the...

As a child grows older, their needs and wants change as well. Moreover, a child’s parents can also undergo significant life changes. As a result, there are times when a child support order no longer works well for the parents and their child. Fortunately, Illinois...

The law says that you and your co-parent are obligated to provide financial support to your children even if you are divorced. The failure to do so harms children and poses significant hardships to the custodial parent. All Southern Illinois child support orders address a...

Raising a child is an expensive affair. Food, school, insurance and medical expenses can pile up to a significant sum running in the hundreds of thousands. U.S. government data places the cost of raising a child to the age of 17 at over $230,000. The...

Getting divorced can be a complicated process. While it ends your marriage, many people find that they are still connected to their ex-spouses for many years. One of the reasons for this is their children. If you still have young children, you may have to...

If you owe child support, you may have a variety of questions and concerns related to modifying an order or making electronic child support payments in Belleville, Illinois. Failing to pay child support may carry harsh consequences such as time behind bars and costly fines,...

For those who are unable to pay child support, daily life can be challenging. In Belleville, and other cities throughout Illinois, people going through this may face time behind bars and significant fines if they are taken into custody. As a result, anyone who can’t...

When it comes to child support orders, there are a wide variety of factors that can have an impact on both parents. For example, the noncustodial parent’s income may affect how much child support they are required to pay as well as how much support...

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