Tapping damages

The 4th District Appellate Court rendered a recent opinion in In Re Marriage of Plowman v. Lawson (2018 IL App.4th 170665). In Plowman, the trial court set a child support order using a small portion of a personal-injury settlement as income available for child support. The portion of the settlement was only the amount attributable to lost earnings. The appellate court reversed and on remand …

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