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Illinois Supreme Court Raises Standards for Wage Garnishment

All too many parents in Illinois know that winning a favorable child support determination is often only half the battle. A disturbingly high number of noncustodial parents are perfectly content to flout these orders and refuse to pay in defiance of the courts. Direct wage garnishment is one of the most powerful and effective tools… Read More »

What to Do If You Are Struggling to Pay Child Support

There is definitely a stigma against parents who fall behind on their child support payments. However, many come by it honestly. It can be difficult to know what to do when a job loss, disability or other reduction in income suddenly makes a previously manageable support obligation completely beyond your reach. What’s more, the first… Read More »