Gambling facilities now required to withhold winnings for delinquent child supportFebruary 2014Illinois Law Update, Page 68"State gaming licensees" including race track wagering facilities, riverboat gambling facilities, or other licensees that operate facilities at which lawful gambling may take place will now be required by the State to withhold winnings where the winner has past due child support payments.
Savings withdrawals do not qualify as net income for child support calculationsAugust 2012Illinois Law Update, Page 404On May 24, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court held that, for purposes of determining child support under section 505 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act ("the Act"), an individual does not have net income when withdrawing money from a personal savings account.
Maintenance, Support, and Underemployed PayorsBy Burton S. Hochberg and Kimberly A. CookJanuary 2011Article, Page 24Is your client's ex unwilling to get work or deliberately taking a lesser-paying job to avoid paying support or maintenance?
Here are resources and remedies you need to know about.
A new definition of marital property?By Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2008LawPulse, Page 384 A controversial ruling allows a child-support obligee to lay claim to property held in the name of the obligor's new spouse.
Court upholds penalty against employer for not withholding income for child supportJuly 2008Illinois Law Update, Page 340On May 1, 2008, the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, affirmed the judgment of the Circuit Court of Lake County ordering the ex-husband's employer, Knobias, to pay $369,000 to the employee's ex-wife as a penalty for knowingly failing to pay, within seven business days, child support from wages of the ex-husband.
Guidelines for child support arrearage compromises created - PA 094-0971November 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 584In order to allow the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (Department) to make compromise arrangements for assigned child support arrearages, the Illinois General Assembly has added section 10-17.12 to the Illinois Public Aid Code. 305 ILCS 5/10-17.12.