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Flash Point: Mandatory Interest on Unpaid Child Support Payments Effective May 1, 1987

The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that mandatory interest on child support payments became effective as of May 1, 1987.  The support obligor father had been largely delinquent in payments from 1992 through 2005.  He conceded that mandatory interest accrued beginning in 2000 (the year the IMDMA was amended to provide for mandatory interest on […]

Going After Overdue Child Support

The age old problem of enforcing a parental duty of support for children has evolved in recent years from a burdensome and often futile effort into a very successful process because of some very sharp extra-judicial teeth.  Denial of a driver’s license or a hunting or fishing license, federal interception of tax refunds, rejection of […]