Tag Archives: Child Support Based on Income

Workers’ Compensation Settlement is Income for Child Support

Most couples will have to alter their child support arrangement at least once at some point after their divorce due to any number of reasons. The most common reasons are as follows: The emancipation of a child, which in Illinois is typically when a child turns 18 or graduates from high school; A change in […]

Top Ten Myths in Illinois Divorce Cases [Myth #7]

Myth: If I have no income, I can’t be ordered to pay child support or maintenance. Not true. Illinois courts, as do most states courts, will go out of their way to protect children in connection with child support payments. If a party does not have employment, the court can take assets from that person, […]