When does child support end in California?

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In California the child support obligation continues past 18 years of age, as long as the child is unmarried, is a full-time high school student and is not self-supporting. In this case, the child support obligation will end when the child reaches 19 years of age or graduates high school, whichever of these occurs first.
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Does child support in California automatically end when the child turns 18?

You have to file to terminate it . No, it doesn't; you have to file to terminate it. In my case, my son turned 18 while he was still in high school. The court order stated

California child support laws?

Hands down California has some of the toughest child support lawsin the United states. California just like most U.S. states also isguilty of having an outdated system for tra

How much is child support in California?

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No. If a child is disabled prior to the age of majority, most states have different child support guidelines. Check your state laws. In many cases it can actually continue pas

What is the average child support in California?

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Can overpayment of child support in California allow for payment to end early?

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