Child Support

Man Freed After 6 Months In Jail For Failing To Pay Child SupportAn Indian immigrant who has spent the past six months in jail for failing to pay child support was set free Thursday, by the same judge who had him locked up, after an anonymous lawyer intervened on the man’s behalf.
Judge Orders Former Chicago Alderman To Pay $143K In Child Support Former alderman and convicted felon Wallace Davis Jr. was sentenced to 30 months probation Friday and ordered to pay over $100,000 in child support after he admitted he was deadbeat dad to his two young daughters.
Walsh's Son Defends Father, Asks Duckworth To Pull 'Deadbeat Joe' AdRepublican Congressman Joe Walsh’s son on Tuesday pleaded with his father’s Democratic challenger, Tammy Duckworth, to pull campaign ads accusing his father of being a deadbeat dad, calling the ads “hurtful” and “untrue.”
Child Support Case Against Walsh Dismissed After Resolution With Ex-WifeThe child support case against U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has been dismissed, following a resolution out of court with his ex-wife.
Walsh Says His Ex-Wife Is Lying About Back Child SupportU.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), the McHenry Tea Party member who has catapulted to the national stage, says he’s being “pummeled by the media” over allegations he owes years of child support.
Man Hounded For Child Support For 20 Years, But It's Not His KidHe says he's not the father and he's got proof. A South Side man is back in court Thursday morning trying to convince the state to leave him alone. He's been in and out of courts for 21 years.
Rep. Walsh Ordered To Prove He Doesn't Owe $100K In Child SupportA Cook County judge ruled Wednesday that Congressman Joe Walsh must prove that he made nearly $100,000 in child-support payments as part of his ongoing legal dispute with his ex-wife, Laura Walsh.
Sheriff's Office Puts Data On Fugitives Online Basic information on more than 44,000 fugitives -– wanted for everything from murder to writing bad checks -– will now be available to the public on the Cook County Sheriff’s website.
UPDATED: Rep. Walsh Sued For $117K In Child SupportThe Illinois Republican congressman who accused President Barack Obama of lying about the risks of not raising debt ceiling, is now accused of owing a six-figure sum in child support.
Report: $3 Billion In Child Support Owed By ParentsA new report says non-custodial parents are on the hook for $3 billion in back child support to Illinois youngsters.
Deadbeat Parents Rounded Up On Valentine's DayDeadbeat parents in DuPage County got an unwanted surprise on Valentine's Day.