Saint Louis, MO asked in Child Support for Wisconsin

Q: My husband is paying child support for his 19 yo daughter that lives in Puerto Rico. Her mother is receiving the pymts.

My daughter is married, pregnant and she does not live with her mother. Is there a way to stop the payments since my daughter is an independent adult?

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Jane E. Probst
Jane E. Probst
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  • Wauwatosa, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: It depends on the State in which the child support Order was entered. Each State has different laws as to when a child is deemed emancipated. In Wisconsin, if she is married and pregnant, she is deemed emancipated. He would need to file a Motion to terminate the maintenance.

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