Does child support continue if the child is in college but living at home in California? 6 Answers as of April 09, 2013

My son will be 18 in December but won't graduate until 2014. Then hopefully going to college .

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Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
Support ends at 18 unless you have some other written agreement or court order.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/9/2013
Law Offices of John F. Nicholson
Law Offices of John F. Nicholson | John F. Nicholson
If the child is still in high school and not yet 19 years old the child support continues. There is no child support for college if the child is 18 or over.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/9/2013
The Law Offices of Tres A. Porter | Tres A. Porter
You need to review the Child Support Order. Most support orders in California are worded so that the obligation continues until the child turns 18, or until age 19 if the child has not yet completed high school. You should review the actual Court Order and consult with family law attorney in your area.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/8/2013
Gateway Legal Group | Christian J. Albut
Child support goes until the child graduates from high school in your case. You are no longer responsible for support, legally, after that point. If you voluntarily contribute that would be your choice, however legally child support ceases when the child graduates from high school. You are not legally responsible for payments of college.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/8/2013
LAW OFFICE OF ANNE B. HOWARD | Anne B. Howard
Child support ends when child turns 18 and has graduated high school or age 19 latest unless disabled.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/8/2013
    Law Office of L. Paul Zahn
    Law Office of L. Paul Zahn | Paul Zahn
    No. Child support terminates at age 18 unless the child is enrolled in high school full time, in which case, it continues until they graduate or turn 19, whichever occurs first. Child support doesn't continue after high school unless the child is under age 18.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 4/8/2013
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