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It will depend on what the child support case said. If it said you must pay for college or any and all schooling then you will have top pay for it. If your wife was ordered to help it will also be her responsibility.
It depends a lot on the order. And if you owe any back support then you will be expected to finish it up.
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Illinois law allows child support to continue though collage if A) The order specifies this or B) The order doesn't specify when support should terminate.
If your order specifies support ends at 18 then you will be permitted to terminate the support at 18 regardless of him going to collage. As far as getting support from mom for collage you have the right to petition the court for support during collage since he will be residing with you or you can petition the courts for her to pay 1/2 the collage expenses.
The judge will look at both of your incomes and determine if she can afford to pay for collage expenses. This is not always a given. If her income can support it the judge may order her to pay 1/2 the expenses. As far as getting child support it is a possibility but if she is ordered to pay 1/2 on collage the courts will likely not approve both requests.
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