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Illinois Child Support Enforcement

Illinois child support is issued to help protect the child's future after a divorce is final. States sometimes have trouble collecting unpaid child support from parents so child support enforcement agencies have been established to help collect child support from deadbeat parents.

Child support enforcement methods in Illinois include:

  • Withholding incomes
  • Probation
  • Contempt of court
  • Imprisonment for up to six months
  • Being listed on the child support enforcement Web site
  • Other penalties

If you are having trouble collecting unpaid child support from your ex-spouse, speak with a local Illinois divorce attorney about your child support case. Learn how to protect your child's future and get legal advice about child support and other aspects of Illinois divorce with help from an Illinois divorce lawyer near you. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out an Illinois divorce case review form to connect today.

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The above synopsis of Illinois divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Illinois divorce lawyer in your area.

Illinois divorce laws were last updated May 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.