Q: How can someone stop paying child support when they now live on there own and have a job and no longer go to college ?
And the mother is receiving and keeping the money
A: File a petition in Family Court to modify child support. If the child is over 18 and lives on his/her own and is self supporting, the child is considered emancipated. However this is reversable if the child is no longer self supporting and is under 21.
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A: I assume you mean the child is living on his/her own & working. With that assumption, you'd need to file a Petition to Terminate Support, alleging emancipation. Bear in mind you need to prove the child's totally self-supporting. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Child Support Attorney for a full assessment.
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