Q: What is laws in Illinois regarding minor(17) in college.Does child considered automatic emancipated once in college ?
Child living with custodian parent and commute for college. Asking for College contribution petition not filed yet.without seeing financial affidavit judge already order that child support contributions will considered towards father's college contribution. Is it fair ? What can be next step ?
A: Child support must be paid until the child reaches 18 or graduates from high school, whichever is last to occur. However, the court will likely take the new circumstance into account. It's up to the judge. How much is the obligor parent contributing to the college expenses? Is the child boarding at college, or living with the obligee parent?
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