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If you have failed to make child support payments on time, your driver's license can be suspended as part of a child support enforcement penalty. IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION: If you believe that you have not fallen behind on your child support payments, you may be able to contest the suspension If you cannot work
Enforcing a child support order involves additional measures taken or penalties placed to ensure that the non-custodial parent of a child pays child support. Generally speaking, enforcement is usually reserved for when a non-custodial parent has repeatedly failed to make payments on time. Some enforcement penalties are more severe than others. Pena
A lien placed on a bank account prevents one from withdrawing or spending funds in the account. The lien could affect either a portion of or all funds in the account. IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT A LIEN: If you have failed to make child support payments on time, or owe past-due child support, a lien can be placed on your bank account as part of
If you have been ordered to pay maintenance (alimony) and you fail to make an alimony payment on time, the amount that was owed will become past-due maintenance. Unless the past-due maintenance is paid off, the next child support order you receive will show that you owe both the current alimony payments plus the past-due alimony. In Illinois, past
If you have been ordered to pay cash medical support and you fail to make a payment on time, the amount that was owed will become past-due cash medical support. Unless the past-due cash medical support is paid off, the next child support order you receive will show that you owe both the current cash medical support payments plus the past-due cash m
If you have been ordered to pay child support, and you fail to make a child support payment on time, the amount that was owed will become past-due child support (arrears). Unless the past-due child support is paid off, the next child support order you receive will show that you owe both the current child support payments plus the amount that is pas
Project Clean Slate is a program offered by the Department of Family Services (HFS) to help qualifying non-custodial parents pay off past-due child support (arrears).You may qualify to have all past-due child support owed to the state of Illinois erased if you can provide proof that one of the following circumstances prevented you from paying child
Child support refers to cash payments made by one parent of a child to the other. These payments are meant to support the cost of raising and caring for a minor child. However, the amount a parent owes for a child support order may not be owed entirely to the child's other parent. In some cases, child support payment may also be owed to the state o
Child support payments made towards a legally-binding child support order are generally handled by the Illinois State's Disbursement Unit (SDU). This state agency processes child support payments made by one parent, and then distributes that payment to the other parent. In this article, we discuss how you can check your child support balance. Your
A child support order is a legally-binding court order requiring one parent to make child support payments to another parent. Child support orders may specify how a parent must make child support payments. Sometimes, child support payments are taken directly from a parent's paycheck through a notice of income withholding. Other times, parents must
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