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Child Support

In Texas do you have to continue to pay child support until the child is 18 if he quits high school at 17?

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2010-10-27 19:11:50

I believe it's law everywhere that you have to pay until they

are 18 regardless if the child is in school or not.

The court order for child support stipulates the manner and

length of time in which support is mandated.

Issues concerning the legitimacy of payment should always be

discussed with legal counsel, preferably the attorney who handled

the original case.

The parent under the order should NEVER arbitrarily cease or

change the payment arrangement.

In the State of Michigan, if the child is no longer in school,

i.e. quits before they turn 18, you are no longer obligated to pay

child support.

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