(750 ILCS 22/401)
Establishment of support order.
(a) If a support order entitled to recognition under this Act has not been
issued, a responding tribunal of this State with personal jurisdiction over the parties may issue a support order if:
(1) the individual seeking the order resides outside
(2) the support enforcement agency seeking the order
is located outside this State.
(b) The tribunal may issue a temporary child-support
order if the tribunal determines that such an order is appropriate and the
individual ordered to pay is:
(1) a presumed father of the child;
(2) petitioning to have his paternity adjudicated;
(3) identified as the father of the child through
(4) an alleged father who has declined to submit to
(5) shown by clear and convincing evidence to be the
(6) an acknowledged father as provided by applicable
(7) the mother of the child; or
(8) an individual who has been ordered to pay child
support in a previous proceeding and the order has not been reversed or vacated.
(c) Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty of support, the tribunal shall issue a support order
directed to the obligor and may issue other orders pursuant to Section
(Source: P.A. 99-119, eff. 1-1-16