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Answered 2011-04-29 02:42:15

Yes. Child support is for the "custodial parent". If you are not living at home with your custodial parent, then they are no longer eligible to receive child support. However, the non-custodial parent can request a modification if the child is no longer living with the custodial parent and that includes a change of custody. A 17 yr old is not emancipated in Texas, unless proper procedures through the courts have taken place. If that is the case, then the custodial parent and child are no longer eligible for child support.

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Typically, the custodial parent of a minor continues to receive child support until the minor becomes an adult or is emancipated.



Can a minor receiving child support continue receiving support once he has a child?

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What happens when their is an existing child support order and the parent paying the support goes to jail?

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