Q: What does this mean in layman's terms? When does CS stop for my 18yo daughter? Thank you
I am the father paying CS. My daughter is the oldest turned 18 on 12/12/2018. My son is 16.
I am confused as to statement below, when can I stop paying CS?
"Father shall continue payment of child support in such manner until modified by court order, or until the date of the earliest occurrence of one of the following events: (a) the youngest child reaches the age of 18 years, or if the child is between the ages of 18 and 19, a dependent in fact and still in high school performing in good faith with a reasonable expectation of graduation before the age of 19, the court may modify this order to extend support until the graduates from high school or attains the age of 19 years, whichever comes first; or (b) such child becomes emancipated."
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