Buford, GA asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia

Q: Paper states that I pay child support until child becomes 18 years of age, dies, married or otherwise enrolled in and

Attending secondary school on a full- time basis, then support shall continue until the child completes secondary school but support is not required after child attain 20 years of age. Am I obgliated to pay child support if my child is enrolled in dual unrollment at the high school? If my child is going to high school part time and also attending college the other half of the school day would I still need to pay support?

3 Lawyer Answers
P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If the child has not graduated from high school, you still need to pay. It is not terminated until the child is no longer enrolled full time. Dual enrollment means the child is enrolled in high school and college at the same time.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, you are still required to pay until the child graduates from high school. The dual enrollment has no bearing on your obligation.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Your child is still in high school, so yes, you are still obligated to pay child support. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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