Divorce University™ Online: Understanding Child Support and Parenting Plans

Divorce with children involves calculating child support and creating a plan to split parental responsibility and parenting time.

This course includes a previously recorded workshop featuring legal experts who will help you understand the Income Shares Child Support Model:

  • How the calculation works

  • Factors that are important to it

  • What information you will need to figure out support

You will also learn about creating a parenting plan, a document that lays out who will make decisions for a child and how those decisions will be made. This was called "custody" but this term is no longer used in Illinois.

Who: For anyone contemplating or starting the divorce process, can pay electronically, and access the course through a web browser on their computer or mobile device.

Knowledge Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Prerequisite: Nuts and Bolts of Divorce

Panelists: Andrew Eichner, Partner, Berger Schatz , Kathryn Somers, Partner, DiGiacomo and Somers. Moderators: Nanette McCarthy, Lilac Tree Board Chair, Principal, Griffin McCarthy & Rice

Cost: $25 (pay online)

Registration: You will be required to create an account on our online course portal and can sign up for one or more course once registration is complete. This is separate from our in-person workshops and sessions.

Please contact us if you have any questions about registration or the courses.