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What rights does a father have in Pennsylvania to a child of legal age that he pays child support for and the child is in the 11th grade of high school?

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2005-10-24 13:26:50
2005-10-24 13:26:50

It depends on what you are after. What rights are you looking for? Probably few if any, the legal age of majority in Pennsylvania is 21, therefore court ordered child support will remain in effect until that time, or until the minor is emancipated either by marrying, enlisting in the military. In some cases the court will consider amending a support order before the age of majority is reached, if the child is not in a program of continuing education and/or is employed and living independently from the custodial parent.

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The non custodial parent pays child support. If the father has custody of the child then the mother pays child support and vice versa. If the father is the non custodial parent and is in school he is still obligated to pay child support whether he is unemployed or not. The only thing that can relinquish a support order is if the parent is incarcerated and not receiving an income, if you sign over your rights ( which in some cases you might still be obligated to pay ) or if you die.

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It depends on what the courts decide as to the law. However in terms of what is right, the father should continue to pay child support until the children are 18 or out of high school.

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No. He was pulled out of school by his father, sent to work for his brother, travelled to Pennsylvania, and I think you know what happened from there. He was a Founding Father, but never in the military.

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