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In California what age can you stop paying child support when your child is in college?

Annie Barnes

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Kathy Robinson on April 2, 2018

Depends on the terms of the court order/divorce agreement. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Under California law, of the parents from the obligation to pay child support continues until, * · the child becomes 18 years of age, or · the child has not graduated from high school, in which case the child continues until the child has graduated from high school or becomes 19, whichever is first, or · the child is physically or mentally incapacitated, or · the parents of the child have agreed that child support is to continue into the college years and that an agreement may be imposed by the Family Law Court, or · the child has demonstrated freedom from parental control or support, and an ability to be self-sufficient, a child who is in active military service, or a child that becomes lawfully adopted by another party, or · if no arrears owed on child support, a court order may enforce collection of the arrears until the debt is paid in full, including the interest that has accumulated, even after the child reaches 18 years of age

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