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Presented by the ISBA Family Law Section


Illinois’ new child support law goes into effect on July 1, 2017
… are you ready?


Join us from the comfort of your home or office for this online seminar that brings you up to speed on the new child support and maintenance law. Family law attorneys and general practitioners who handle child support cases won’t want to miss this program that educates you on:

  • The history of child support guidelines in Illinois;
  • The new terminology and definitions;
  • The key differences between income shares and percentage of obligor income models;
  • How the new system works;
  • What the schedule of bar support obligation is;
  • What to do when income exceeds the schedule of basic child support obligation;
  • How to handle adjustments to income for support obligation;
  • How to calculate net income;
  • The difference between individualized net income and standardized net income, and what to do when the standardized net income calculation doesn’t fit your client’s situation;
  • The shared physical care formula;
  • Additional expenses, including health insurance, medical expenses, child care, and extra-curricular activities; and
  • Much more!


Program Coordinator:
Pamela J. Kuzniar
, Kuzniar & Simons, P.C., Chicago

Program Moderator:
Curtis B. Ross
, The Law Offices of Curtis Bennett Ross LLC, Chicago

Program Speakers:
Margaret A. Bennett
, Bennett Law Firm LLC, Oak Brook
Hon. Pamela E. Loza, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago
Masah S. Renwick, The Renwick Firm, Homewood
Curtis B. Ross, The Law Offices of Curtis Bennett Ross LLC, Chicago
Michael S. Strauss, Schlesinger & Strauss LLC, Libertyville



*Content Recorded on May 3, 2017

Program Information
Date Presented:
June 23, 2017 2:30 PM Central
55 minutes
Illinois' New Child Support and Maintenance Framework: Income Shares and More
Speaker Information
Margaret A. Bennett  [ view bio ]
Hon. Pamela E. Loza  [ view bio ]
Masah S. Renwick  [ view bio ]
Curtis B. Ross  [ view bio ]
Michael . Strauss  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
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