Q: Am I still obligated to pay child support if my child graduates from high school at the age of 17? I live in MD.
A: Child support is until age 18 OR high school graduation -- whichever is later.
A: Support continues until the child either graduates from high school, turns 19, emancipates, dies, or marries. So, no, if your child graduated from high school, then your obligation to pay should stop. But if you have a court order to pay and your wages are being garnished, you need to file to terminate the support. However, if the child is an adult disabled destitute then your obligation can last a lot longer.
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