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Changes to Illinois Custody Law: Part 2 – Allocation of Parenting Time & Relocation

Allocation of Parenting Time The 2016 changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (the “Act”) appear to be the Illinois legislature’s acknowledgment that, in most households, both parents work, and children are becoming busier with school and … Continue reading

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Changes to Illinois Custody Law: Allocation of Parenting Responsibilities & A Parenting Plan, Part 1

The Illinois legislature’s recent changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (“the Act”) is an attempt to adapt to the ever-evolving parenting roles in today’s society.  While there have been many revisions to the Act as of … Continue reading

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Child Support and Income Sharing

Illinois follows the Percentage of Income Model for calculating child support. The current law (750 ILCS 5/505) sets child support by a percentage of the net income of the party paying support (generally the non-custodial parent) based on the number … Continue reading

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Making Sure You Get the Child Support You Need

Numerous reasons exist why you may not be receiving appropriate child support payments. First and foremost, have you asked for child support? Did you work with a proven divorce attorney to set up a legally binding child support order? In … Continue reading

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