Do the math: Interest can balloon quickly

In post-decree litigation, the appellate court in In re Marriage of Westlund, 2020 IL App (1st) 190837, was called upon to calculate the amount of the father’s child support arrearage and mandatory statutory interest. Given the father’s various late and differing payments made throughout the years, the court went through mental gymnastics in calculating the total arrearage from 2009 through 2014, and …

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