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Written by attorney Jennifer T Miller-Morse | Aug 22, 2016

Child Support Beyond the Age of Majority

Divorced parents — like all parents — share the obligation to provide education, food, clothing, medical care and housing for their children until they reach emancipation. In some cases, the need to support a child financially stretches beyond the age of 18. If your child is over 18 but remains financially dependent, you and your child’s second parent continue to share the obligation to support.

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