Month: July 2017

The new “Income Shares” approach in calculating child support in Illinois

In the fall of 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed and the Governor signed a new statute that completely changes the way child support is calculated in Illinois. The new law took effect July 1, 2017. Basic Child Support Calculation: The law eliminates the former percentages and creates what is called the income shares approach. The […]

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By Jennifer Ward | July 11, 2017 | General | 31 Comments

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