Q: What are the child support laws in Tennessee when both parents are minors?
My daughter is 15 and I have custody of both her and her one year old child. The child's father is 17. Paternity has been established. Can he be made to pay child support? He has a job.
A: If he has a job, he can be forced to pay child support. He probably cannot be held responsible for working full time if he is still in school since his school attendance is required by law. Did you obtain legal custody of the baby? Because otherwise, your daughter is the legal custodian of the baby.
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