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Judicial Child Support Order

Please note that the legal information presented on this page is written for those living in the state of Illinois.

What Does it Mean?

A judicial child support order is a child support order issued by a judge in court.

Your child support order is a judicial child support order if it has a docket number. Otherwise, it is an administrative order.

Things You Should Know

Judicial child support orders are typically issued when a child's custodial parent files a petition to get child support from the non-custodial parent.

If a parent wants to change (modify) or enforce a judicial child support order, they must file a motion with the court.

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