Parents have a legal obligation to provide for their children. At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, our Cook County child support attorneys go after parents who fail to contribute financially to their child’s care and well-being. Ranked as one of the Best Family Law Firms in the Chicago area by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, we can be trusted to help you get the support to which you and your child are entitled.
Single parents and those who are going through a divorce have a right to request that child support be ordered in their case. At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, our experience is that this type of legal action is often required in order to get a non-custodial parent to pay.
Even if you are on amicable terms with your former partner, our Cook County child support attorneys recommend getting an order to ensure payments continue in the future and that the proper amount of support is provided for your child. Under the Illinois Compiled Statutes (750 ILCS 5/505), child support is typically based on the following:
At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, obtaining a court order for support is the first step in providing for your child’s financial security. Once an order is issued, our Cook County child support attorney can help ensure it gets paid. We can request automatic deductions directly from the other parent’s paycheck. We can also enforce additional legal actions, which can help you recoup any past due amounts owed.
Illinois provides serious penalties for parents who fail to support their child. According to the Attorney General, these include:
At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, we know how frustrating it is when your child does not receive the financial support he or she needs from the other parent. We are dedicated to holding these parents accountable, providing the legal representation you need to ensure payments are made. Call or contact our Cook County child support attorneys online and request a free consultation to see how we can help you today.
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