He stopped paying when I turned 18 when I was still in high school. I will also be getting school loan money. I make around 700 a month from my job. I turn 19 in August.
He lives in Washington State
Family Law Attorney
Under Oregon law, you can receive child support if you're between the ages of 18 and 21, if you're enrolled in an accredited school more than half-time and making satisfactory grades (as the school defines it). You are a necessary party to any child support case.
It's not clear from the question whether you had an existing child support order in place before. If you had a child support order with wage withholding (how support is normally enforced), then your father shouldn't have been able to stop paying without a court order.
You should start by contacting the Oregon Department of Justice, Child Support Enforcement Division, for your county. They're online at http://oregonchildsupport.gov/Pages/Index.aspx . Ask about getting an order in place. If you need assistance, you can consult with an attorney in your area.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
If the child support order in your parent's case was from a state other than Oregon, your Father's obligation to pay child support may have ended when you turned 18. You might want to take a look at the last child support order in your parent's case.
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