The legal and ethical conundrum of child support in multi-partnered families
, January 2015
Child support obligations are a reality in that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce; two-thirds of women and three-fourths of men remarry; and many start second families. Applying guidelines to calculate child support obligations in these scenarios presents complex challenges.
House Bill 6191—The Illinois Parentage Act
, December 2012
Author Margaret Bennett, one of the co-drafters of the proposed legislation, summarizes the bill and offers some history as to why it's needed.
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