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educational expenses, non-minor support, Illinois family lawyerThroughout the state of Illinois, many child support obligations end once the child has reached age 18 and has graduated high school.  In some cases, however, support obligations may continue after high school and into college, requiring one or both parents to contribute to the child’s post-secondary educational expenses. While the law permitting such support has been in force for a number of years, starting next January, an amendment clarifying certain provisions of the law will take effect.

Court Discretion

As the law currently stands, the courts is granted full authority over proceedings related to non-minor support. While certain statutory considerations are required, the court is granted full discretion over the appropriateness and amount of ordered support from each parent, as well as how such support is to be provided. Specifically, the court must consider:

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630-409-8184

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

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