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More maintenance changes coming

Yet more changes are coming to computing maintenance, formerly known as alimony, in Illinois. Public Act 100-0520, effective June 1, 2018, amends the existing maintenance portions of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.  Currently, the maintenance “formula” applies to cases where the parties’ combined gross annual incomes do not exceed $250,000.  The new […]

An Overview of Income Shares

Computing child support in Illinois changed effective July 1, 2017.  The “income shares” approach uses both parent’s income to determine a base child support amount, and then allocates that support amount between the parties, depending on each party’s percentage share of the total income.  For the parent with whom the child/children reside, the law presupposes […]