On Demand

The Nuts and Bolts of Illinois' Child Support Laws

1h 2m

Created on June 11, 2018




This program, presented by family law attorney Timothy Daw of Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, will cover the historical and current child support guidelines in Illinois. Topics to be covered include the rebuttable presumption and what that means, defining the payor of child support, how maintenance impacts child support, the mechanics of "gross" and "net income," and more.   

Mr. Daw will also discuss proposed legislation that may go into effect in 2019, in light of changes in the federal tax laws as to the deductibility of maintenance impacting the calculation of child support.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an in-depth analysis of the Illinois Child Support Statute
  2. Review historical changes to the statute and various approaches to child support
  3. Examine the many nuances of the law including when the "Standardized Tax Amount" and "Individualized Tax Amount" can or should be used, minimum child support and zero dollar order, adjustments to income, business income issues, child support for incomes exceeding guidelines, the concept of under and unemployed, shares and split parenting adjustments, and additional obligations

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