(625 ILCS 5/7-706.1)
Hearing for compliance with support order.
(a) An obligor may request in writing to the clerk of the circuit court
a hearing to contest the claim of noncompliance with an order of
and his or her subsequent driver's license suspension under
subsection (b) of
(b) If a written request for a hearing is received by the clerk
of the circuit court,
the clerk of the circuit court shall set the hearing before the circuit court.
(c) Upon the obligor's written request, the court must
set a date
for a hearing and afford the obligor an opportunity for a hearing as early as
(d) The scope of this hearing is limited to the following issues:
(1) Whether the obligor is required to pay child
support under an order of support.
(2) Whether the obligor has been adjudicated in
arrears in court ordered child support payments in an amount equal to 90 days obligation or more.
(3) Any additional issues raised by the obligor,
including the reasonableness of a payment agreement in light of the obligor's current financial circumstances, to be preserved for appeal.
(e) All hearings and hearing procedures shall comply with requirements of
Illinois Constitution and the United States Constitution, so that no person is
deprived of due process of law nor denied
protection of the laws. All hearings shall be held before a judge of the
circuit court in the county in which the support order has been entered.
records of the hearings shall be kept. Where a transcript of the hearing is
person requesting the hearing shall have the opportunity to order a copy of the
his or her own expense.
(f) The action of the circuit court resulting in the suspension
driver's license shall be a final judgment for purposes of appellate
(Source: P.A. 91-613, eff. 7-1-00.)