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Family Law Attorneys

Riverwoods

Family Law Attorneys

Advocates for Child Support Enforcement

At Riewer & Collins, our family law attorneys are passionate about advocating for children’s best interests for our Riverwoods families during divorce. In order for a child’s financial needs to be sufficiently addressed, the noncustodial parent is usually ordered to make monthly child support payments. The payment amount is determined based on the noncustodial parent’s income and the number of children involved. It is not uncommon, however, for the parent ordered to pay child support to fall behind on payments or refuse to abide by the court order. Lake County divorce attorneys and judges have many options when it comes to enforcing child support payments.

Riverwoods Child Support Enforcement Attorneys

Riverwoods clients trust that our family law lawyers understand how financially taxing it can be when parents are forced to meet the needs of their children alone. Once a child support order has been issued, the noncustodial parent is bound to the conditions of the order unless it is appealed or modified. When noncustodial parents fail to meet their obligations of regular child support payments, a Lake County divorce attorney must intervene. As one of the most dedicated family law firms for our Riverwoods families, we will ensure that child support enforcement measures are taken so that the child is properly cared for.

Child Support Enforcement Options in Lake County

Noncustodial parents who fall behind on child support payments face financial and legal consequences. Lake County divorce attorneys can ask the judge to do one or more of the following:

  • Suspend the parent’s driver’s license
  • Garnish the parent’s tax refunds
  • Place liens on property and bank accounts
  • Report the delinquent payments to credit agencies
  • Sentence the parent to jail time

Our divorce firm is serious about ensuring that the children of our Riverwoods clients are well taken care of and will act aggressively when necessary to ensure regular child support payments for our clients.

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