Archive, April 2015.
Child Support after a Child Reaches Majority
Ordinarily, an obligation to pay child support ends when a child reaches the age of 18 or graduates from high school, whichever occurs later. However, under certain circumstances, a support obligation may continue beyond age 18 and graduation from high school.
Division of Property upon Divorce
When a couple is married, they will likely obtain a great deal of personal and real property during the course of their marriage, particularly when they are married for a significant period of time. Therefore, when a couple decides to divorce, how that property is distributed becomes a critical issue.
Paternity Determinations in Illinois
There are several important reasons why a single parent should legally determine paternity, such as to obtain support or to establish a family relationship. Furthermore, there are numerous ways in which paternity determinations can be initiated and resolved. If you are involved in a paternity dispute, it is important to understand the different ways legal paternity may be determined in Illinois.