Q: Will my Social Security benefits help me pay child support while my daughter attends college in Puerto Rico.
I will be retiring soon at the age of 62 and my daughter is 17 and will be attending college soon. I will only be getting $700 a month and I pay $150 a month for child support.
Do I have to pay child support thru ASUME while she is in college?
A: Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. Social security benefits for a dependant are only available up to the age of 18. After said age your daughter will not receive any benefit from your Social Security. You may want to check out the student grants and/or loans that are available for the student.
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