Asked about 1 year ago - Arcadia, CAFlag
my daughter is on probation an in 2 months shell be 18 and my illness and finances and age don't want be be responsible after shes 18. If I am still responsible after the age 18 what can I do to not be a part of her future problems if she has any at all.
In speaking of "probation" I have to assume you mean criminal issues: you will not be legally responsible for her crimes once she is 18. you MAY still be responsible for child support if she is still in school (and there was a divorce. You did post this in Family Law--which is mainly divorce.)) Her criminal issues will not have any affect on child support.
In California, child support continues as to an unmarried child who has attained the age of 18 years, is a full-time high school student, and who is not self-supporting, until the time the child completes the 12th grade or attains the age of 19 years, whichever occurs first.
However, Parents have a duty to support their adult children who are "incapacitated from earning a living and without sufficient means." Family Code§ 3910(a). Calculating support under these circumstance is a bit different then when your are calculating guideline support for a child under 18, because this order may last the lifetime of the child.
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