How do you stop child support?
The child is 19, not living at home, has a baby and a full time job, making good money. His mother says the support does not stop in Indiana until the age of 21. Is this right?
Asked By: cookie - 3/17/2008
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Yeah, mom is right. In Indiana, the age of majority is considered 21. When a cs order does not specify a specific date or age to stop the support, it automatically continues until the age of majority. Even if the child leaves the home and is not legally emancipated, the support still will not stop, in the state of... More
Answered By: snjas1 - 3/17/2008
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In this case, the child support should have stopped at 18. If someone has been paying child support for this person after the age of 18, they might be owed some money back.
Answered By: Fatboy - 3/17/2008
different support orders have different rules. AS a rule unless the child is going to college or technical school it should end at 18. Contact the CYS office
Answered By: wizjp - 3/17/2008
Contact the Family Court.
Answered By: notyou311 - 3/17/2008
Not unless there was back child support and the court figured it to be 3 yrs. worth. I live in Illinois and a woman I know is getting support for a kid who is grow and out of the house and not even in college, but it is back support that wasn't figured in to the monthly. If this isn't the case you need to call the... More
Answered By: Lisa M - 3/17/2008
Look into it......go to their website and search and maybe they can help or have a telephone numbers in which you can call the Child support division there and ask them if it is right or not...Good Luck
Answered By: Happy Go Lucky - 3/17/2008
Most states is the age of 18 but how about, contact your attorney and see what he has to say about that! I don't think it should 21.
Answered By: kiSSës - 3/17/2008
If rearage is owed then no. It could go til the back support is paid. That money is not for the child it is for the parent who supported the child. The child had to eat while the other parent wasn't full filling their part.
Answered By: tikababy - 3/17/2008
Read the original court paperwork. It should have all the stipulations in it. Most Child Support rulings end at 18 (with some adding college) or when the child is otherwise emancipated, which sounds like the case here. Contact the Child Support Bureau.
Answered By: sensible_man - 3/17/2008
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