Family Law

Stock, Carlson & Duff LLC

Illinois Child Support Family Law Attorneys

Child Support Legal Services in DuPage County

Usually when parents file for divorce or legal separation, one of the most contested issues between them is child support. Since child support payments determine how well a child will be provided for, both the custodial and noncustodial parent need to know how child support payments will be calculated in Illinois.

While child support payments from a non-custodial parent to a custodial parent in Illinois used to be calculated using a percentage of the non-custodial parent's income, this is no longer the case. Following a modification to Illinois law that went into effect in July of 2017, child support payments are now determined based on both parents' combined income and each parent's percentage share of that combined income, as well as each parent's amount of parental responsibility and parenting time with their children. Parents may also be required to contribute to the costs of expenses related to the child's needs, such as medical, dental, and daycare.

At Stock, Carlson & Duff LLC, our attorneys understand there are a variety of complex disputes that occur in a divorce, especially where children are concerned. Not only are there issues involving child support, but disputes over custody and visitation rights and possible questions about paternity, may also add to the frustration regarding child support.

Legal Representation for Child Support Modifications

With over 40 years of experience representing families throughout DuPage County and in cities throughout northern Illinois, including Chicago, our attorneys have taken on numerous cases relating to family law disputes over child support. We are trained in mediation and as with any complication that may occur during a divorce proceeding, we are highly skilled litigators as well.

If changes to income should happen, due to loss of employment or if there's a significant increase in one parent's wages, Stock, Carlson & Duff LLC, will work as a team to handle any petition for modifications necessary, so that the changes to your child support order will continue to justly benefit your needs and reflect the wishes of your family and child's needs.

Contact a Child Support Attorney Today

Contact our child support attorneys in Wheaton, Illinois by calling 630-665-2500 today. We can answer all of your child support questions during an initial consultation. Our attorneys represent clients and families in DuPage, Cook, Kane, and Lake Counties with one goal in mind: to not be a part of the problem, but instead to be a part of the solution. Contact us. We can help.

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