My child turns 18 (Feb) and graduates HS this year (May 2019). He currently resides in CT (for almost a year) and before that lived in NY (for 12 years) with custodial parent. I also live in NY. The child support order was done in MA in 2006 where all parties lived. It states that the governing law is "construed and governed according to laws in MA". It also states emancipation of a child is considered as follows: turns 18 or graduation from HS OR 18 but still domiciled in home of parent and is a dependent then it is until age 21 OR is still domiciled at the age of 21 and is a dependent due to full-time post secondary school then the age is 23.
Lastly, included in this MA court order is a separate post-secondary support order which I would keep as is.
Can I seek termination of child support as CT laws states 18 and HS graduation?
If the order says "construed and governed according to the laws of Massachusetts," then I don't think you can apply a Connecticut law to it, to change its meaning.
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