Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in shared parenting time

Illinois child support lawIf you live in DuPage County and have been thinking about filing for divorce, you may know that Illinois law recently changed when it comes to child support. In brief, as of July 1, 2017, Illinois now follows the “income shares” model when calculating child support obligations. Under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (750 ILCS 5/505), the court calculates both parents’ combined net income, and then determines the total amount of the child support obligation from the schedule. The court then calculates each of the parent’s percentage share of that child support obligation.

How does parenting time affect each parent’s percentage share of the child support obligation? When parents share parenting time equally, the court is unlikely to adjust a parent’s percentage share of the child support obligation based on parenting time. But what about when parenting time is not shared equally between the parents?

When the “Shared Physical Care” Formula Might Apply

...

Recent Blog Posts

Categories

Archives

Contact Us

NOTE: Fields with a * indicate a required field.
*
*
*

10 Best Attorney Award

When Is Spousal Support Awarded in an Islamic Divorce in Illinois? https://t.co/RRXr9MXCv4
Chat Us Text Us