MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!
Are you and your children having child support issues? Community input in the evaluation process is essential to address any gaps or challenges the guidelines might create for parents and their children.
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is holding Virtual Town Hall meetings to obtain community input throughout the State. The first dates scheduled are Wednesday February 9 and Wednesday February 16th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM via WebEx.
On July 1, 2017, Public Act 100-15 was enacted, which changed the calculation of child support to an income shares model. Previously, Illinois used a percentage of obligor income model. The reason the income shares model was adopted was to more fairly allocate financial obligations between parents for the benefit of their children. The Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) is preparing for its four-year review of the Illinois child support guidelines, which is mandated by federal law. The purpose of the review is to evaluate the effectiveness and fairness of the child support guidelines.
If you are interested in providing comment and/or wish to attend, please scan the QR code using your phone camera on the attached flyer.
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