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Can Things I Purchase For My Child Count Towards My Child Support?

A primary without primary physical possession of a child may be required to provide ongoing child support. Under Illinois law (750 ILCS 5/505), parents have a core legal responsibility to…

Determining Who Pays for a Child’s College with Divorce

If you are divorcing, you may have questions about whether it will affect your child’s ability to attend college and if the court will address the matter of paying for…

Does Child Support Cover College Expenses? 

When a couple has children together and decides to divorce or to separate, one of the parties may be required to pay child support to the other. The amount of…

Amended Child Support Guidelines Implemented in Illinois

In July, Illinois began using a different formula to calculate child support, bringing the state into line with the majority of the country. At the SAM LAW OFFICE LLC, we…

New Collaborative Law to go Into Effect in 2018

In August, Governor Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 67, also known as the Collaborative Process Act, into law. The long awaited statute officially codifies a form of alternative dispute resolution…

Does Child Support Cover College Tuition?

In Illinois, parents are obligated to provide financially for their children. This is true even after a divorce, when one or both of the parties will be required to pay…

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