Q: My decree states 880 per month child support for 2 children. 1 child turns 18 soon. Decree doesn’t state 440 per child.
When my child turns 18, he has graduated HS, will my supposed now be 440 per month?
A: That would be a reasonable assumption. But if the person to whom you pay child support (payee) disagrees, you had better apply to the court to have the decree clarified.
A: You should speak with a local family law attorney to recalculate your child support for one child. It does not automatically go to half and it could even be lower than half. More importantly, you want to record the change with the court so that you are protected if there is a dispute in the future about your obligation. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
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