Q: Can child support be stopped if a 17 year old Junior has dropped out of high school and is employed full time
Under Missouri law, one of the ways child support can terminate is when a child becomes self-supporting, provided that the custodial parent has relinquished the child from parental control by express or implied consent. A lawyer could review your specific facts to help you figure this out.
Another way child support will terminate is when the child turns 18 years old, unless they are still enrolled in school.
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