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Study Examines Factors for Non-payment of Child Support

A recent study found that the two primary reasons why non-residential parents refuse to pay child support are due to a lack of funds or because the residential parent did not allow the other parent to visit the child. This study is notable because, according to the author, it is the first (and perhaps only) study that delves into the reasons that underlie why fathers fail to pay child … [Read more...]

Retroactive Child Support An Option For Custodial Parents

Illinois judges use the power of retroactive child support to help custodial parents to recover some of the costs of child rearing before an official child support arrangement is finalized. Retroactive support is usually applied in one of three cases. Situations Where Retroactive Support Is Available Divorce A divorce attorney may seek retroactive child support in a divorce proceeding … [Read more...]