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The Determination Of Child Support

During a divorce, it is likely that parents will agree that the children must be financially protected at all costs. What this translates to in actual money, however, is generally up for debate. A skilled Illinois divorce attorney will carefully examine all financial factors and guide you toward a beneficial resolution.

With years of experience on our side, the attorneys at Bruckert, Behme & Long, P.C., are prepared to guide clients through even the most complex, high-asset divorce. While the determination of child support in Illinois generally follows a set formula, our lawyers understand what additional factors can influence the final order.

We will ensure that all factors are considered, including:

  • Earning potential of both parents
  • Cost of extracurricular activities
  • Medical or dental procedures not covered by insurance
  • Cost of special needs education
  • Childcare costs

Additionally, our firm is prepared to provide guidance if a support modification becomes necessary. It is not uncommon for parents to have to move, change jobs or face other financial changes. It is crucial to work with the court system rather than attempt to arrive at a verbal agreement with the other parent.

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To arrange your initial consultation with an experienced family law attorney, please contact our law offices online or by telephone at 618-624-4221 or toll-free at 866-901-6137. We maintain two office locations for the convenience of our clients. Contact us in O’Fallon or New Baden.

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