Charlotte, NC asked in Child Support for Virginia

Q: VA sent a letter telling me to pay until they are 20 is this legal?

My children who are under foster care through the state turned 18 this month and I received a letter stating I will continue to pay until 2020 June 1st when they are estimated to graduate

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Sharon R. Moss
Sharon R. Moss

A: The Virginia child support statute provides that support will continue to be paid for any child over the age of 18 who is a full-time high school student, until such child reaches the age of 19 or graduates from high school, whichever occurs first.

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