Payment Instructions:

  • Always include the name of the person responsible for making the payment and the case number.
  • Always include the county name (Lake County) on your check.
  • Methods of payment include personal checks, money orders, certified checks and cashier's checks.
  • Post-dated checks will not be accepted
  • The mailing address for the State Disbursement Unit is:

    State Disbursement Unit
    P.O. Box 5400
    Carol Stream IL 60197

  • Please contact the State Disbursement Unit's toll-free line at 877.225.7077 with any questions about missing payments or checks
  • An annual fee of $36.00 is assessed in January of each year. This fee is in addition to and separate from amounts to be paid as child support and/or maintenance. This payment should be designated as "Child Support Fee" to assure proper accounting credit