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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Illinois

Illinois child support statute of limitations including the civil code, what age paternity must be established and emancipate rules.

Illinois Age of Majority: when child support payments can be stopped.


Statutory cite or civil code reference for the age of majority?

755 ILCS 5/11-1 and (750 ILCS 5/505)

If not addressed in the order, at what age is child support automatically terminated as a matter of State law?

Age of 18 unless the order provides otherwise.

Does the date of the order impact what law is applied?


Does child support end if the child leaves the household but does not emancipate?


Is support ever paid beyond the age of majority?

Yes, education, disability, or by agreement of the primary parties or ordered by the court.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.


Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

Generally, two years after the age of majority. However, the time during which any party is not subject to service of process or is otherwise not subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of this State shall toll the running of the statute.

Is dormancy revival/renewal possible?


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