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child support, order modification, Illinois family law attorneProperly raising a child requires years of hard work on the part of parents. Children require time, attention, and love from their parents as they grow and learn about the world around them. In addition, raising a child requires quantifiable resources as well, as any parent subject to a child support order clearly understands. However, just as a child’s needs for care and attention may change over time, his or her financial requirements may also evolve. Likewise, a parent’s ability to provide financial support may change. Such situations may require a child support order modification to ensure that the needs and abilities of all involved parties continue to be appropriately considered.

Child Support Basics

Under Illinois law, a child support order is generally calculated based on the net income of the parent required to pay support. The calculation may be affected by circumstantial factors regarding the child, each parent, and the needs and resources of everyone involved. Considerations for medical care, educations expenses, and other shared costs may also be made, and once entered, the order becomes fully enforceable by law.

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The Law Office of Matthew M. Williams, P.C.

630-409-8184

1444 North Farnsworth Avenue, Suite 307, Aurora, IL 60505

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