Q: Do I have to legally pay child support after my child graduates high school? She turn 18 in January and graduate in may
My daughter is in Oklahoma I live in Texas. We were never through the courts we handled it ourselves I have records of all transactions
A: Yes, support would be paid until the child graduates high school.
A: Once they turn 18 and have graduated high school you should no longer pay child support. If there was never a court order fro child support, then you can just stop paying, but make sure you have and keep all your records in case there is an attempt by your ex to reach back.
A: You are obligated to continue child support until graduation of High School. This is the default condition, however, many divorce decrees will have a clause requiring Child Support if the child is in college, which then would be the order to be followed. You would need to review your divorce decree and see what the actual order states. If it is silent, then it could be terminated upon high school graduation.
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