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Child Support Lawyers in DuPage County

Calculating & Paying Child Support in Illinois

Child support is often one of the most contentious areas of a divorce. It can become exceedingly complex when one parent has a significantly higher income than the other, or when one parent was not working during the marriage. It is important to make sure you and your children are well-protected.

The Law Office of David A. King, P.C. provides highly skilled counsel related to child support in Oak Brook and the surrounding cities in DuPage, Cook, Kane and Will counties. With well over 20 years in practice, we understand what it takes to effectively represent married, divorcing, and unmarried parents in these important matters. Our DuPage County child support attorneys will work closely with you to make sure you are prepared and supported through every step of the process.

Contact our firm today at (630) 504-0003. We serve clients throughout DuPage, Cook, Kane and Will Counties.

Major Changes to Illinois Child Support Calculations

In July 2017, a change went into effect in Illinois law redefining how child support payments are calculated. Prior to this change, the amount of child support was based on a percentage of the nonresidential parent's income and the number of children.

Under the new law, both parents' incomes will be taken into account using tables provided by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. These tables will specify the amount of money that would typically be spent to care for children based on parents' combined net income, and each parent will be responsible for a certain share of that amount, depending on the percentage they contribute to the combined income. Parents' individual amounts of parental responsibility and parenting time with their children will also be considered.

In some cases, the court may deviate from child support guidelines. The court may take the following into account when making custom child support arrangements:

  • The finances of the custodial parent and the non-custodial parent;
  • The standard of living the child would experience if the parents were married; and
  • The child’s emotional, physical, and educational needs.

Serving DuPage, Cook, Kane & Will Counties

If you are in need of legal representation or guidance related to child support or any family law matter, a child support lawyer at the Law Office of David A. King, P.C. may be able to help. We welcome you to contact our offices to schedule a consultation, at which point we can discuss your unique needs and concerns.

Call (630) 504-0003 today to get started.

  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in State of Illinois – 2016
  • The Lawyers of Distinction Member – 2016
  • Martindale Client Distinction Award 2012 - 2016
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating
  • Super Lawyers Selection 2005 - 2006
  • Leading Lawyers Network 2005 - 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers - 2017
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers 2014 - 2016
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award 2014 - 2016
  • 10 Best – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2014 - 2017

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  • Credited in the Nation’s top 1% of attorneys by the NADC - which is dedicated to promoting high standards of excellence.
  • Nearly 25 Years of Experience Working Exclusively in Family Law
  • Access To Your Attorney When Needed – Including Having Your Attorney’s Private Cell Phone Number
  • Experienced and Professional Staff Who Treat You With Respect and Courtesy
  • Boutique Law Firm Providing Clients With The Attention And Focus Their Case Deserves

Hear From the Other
Families We've Helped

  • He and his team explained everything clearly to me and kept me updated.

    “Dave and his team are responsible and friendly. I interviewed 10 lawyers and chose him in the end. If you search for his information online, you will find that he was voted to be Top 10 lawyer in IL.”

    Liang Cheng

  • Immediately upon meeting him I knew that he was the right lawyer for me.

    “David sincerely listened to the background surrounding my case and knew the law extremely well, explaining everything to me in a way that I understood. Thank you for everything you've done for me!”


  • Great team work!

    “David King is a great attorney! David and Laura helped me every step of the way with my case. I am glad I had them on my side.”


  • Highly knowledgeable and effective.

    “David gave great counsel and guidance during an extremely difficult time. His advice was always focused on what was best for my family. I am extremely grateful for his services and how ultimately everything worked out.”


  • Very attentive and thorough attorney.

    “I felt very informed every step of the way. David and his office were always available to answer my questions and address my concerns. My case moved along efficiently and I was very pleased with my final agreement.”