Will Filing For Bankruptcy in Illinois Relieve Child Support Debt?

Parents struggling to pay bills, including child support, may look to declare bankruptcy to relieve their child support debt. Indeed, some parents assume that by going bankrupt, they will be able to fully escape regular child support payments. However, child support debt cannot be dissolved by an...

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ILLINOIS PARENTS FACE MANY CHILD SUPPORT CHALLENGES

On behalf of Law Office of Bradley R. Tengler, P.C. posted in Child Support on Friday, September 12, 2014. There are many parents in Illinois who have children with a person from whom they are divorced or were never married to in the first place. In these situations child support becomes an issue....

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CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT CAN BE ENFORCED

On behalf of Law Office of Bradley R. Tengler, P.C. posted in Child Support on Thursday, August 8, 2019.   When it comes to co-parenting from separate households, any parent will tell you that it isn't always easy. However, it can be possible for you and your child's parent to get into a...

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Can you get the court to lower your child support payments?

On behalf of Law Office of Bradley R. Tengler, P.C. posted in Child Support on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Not being able to pay child support when you're struggling to make ends meet is an agonizing feeling. You naturally want to support your child as much as you can -- and you know that the...

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WHAT’S POST-SECONDARY CHILD SUPPORT?

On behalf of Law Office of Bradley R. Tengler, P.C. posted in Child Support on Friday, June 26, 2020.   Illinois is somewhat unique in that family court judges have the option of ordering a divorced parent to pay what's known as "post-secondary child support." Under the law, either or both...

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