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Helping you secure a fair child support order

On Behalf of | Dec 16, 2021 | Uncategorized |

Divorce can be difficult. Even when spouses are onboard with the process, if children are involved this can further complicate dissolution. While it is possible that children understand what is going on and that it is for the best, the fact of the matter is that divorce will alter their life as they know it. The transition from a one-home family to a two-home family can be a big deal. And, while parents seek to meet the emotional needs of their child by developing a suitable child custody arrangement, parents must also consider the child’s financial wellbeing as well.

The request for child support tends to go hand-in-hand with child custody decisions. Depending on if one parent has full physical custody or there is a shared parenting arrangement, child support is based not only on the income of each parent but also the time they have with the child. Thus, it is important for Illinois residents to be aware of how this divorce decision is determined and how it could impact them during and after divorce.

At our law firm, we have handled a wide variety of child support cases. Whether you are seeking child support, attempting to modify a current order or taking steps to enforce a current order, we do our best to help our clients. Our goal is to not only to meet the needs of our clients, but also to keep the best interests of the child in mind throughout the process.

There are many reasons to modify a child support agreement and if you seek to take such a step, there has been a substantial change in circumstances. This could be a lost a job, underemployed, a recent move, a changed custody plan or the needs of a growing child have changed.

To learn more, please visit our law firm’s child support website. Whether it is an action during or after divorce, it is important that parents understand their rights and how best to address family law issues.