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Wheaton Divorce LawyerIn cases of divorce or separation, it is important to ensure children’s financial stability and welfare, and child support plays a critical role in this. In Illinois, the duration of child support payments is determined by state laws and depends on various factors. This blog post will delve into the Illinois guidelines and factors related to child support.

Establishing Child Support

When a court determines child support obligations, it considers several factors, such as the child’s needs, the income of both parents and the allocation of parental responsibilities. When determining child support in Illinois, both parents’ incomes are considered, known as the income shares model.

Duration of Child Support

Child support usually ends when the child turns 18 in Illinois.. However, some exceptions increase the length of child support.:

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