How Long Do You Have to Pay Child Support?


One is supposed to pay for child support until the child reaches eighteen or twenty one years. At the age of 21, it depends if he or she decides to further his or her studies. This may however vary depending on the state since laws vary.
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You owe child maintenance until your children are at the very least, 16 years old. Basically, how long you pay child maintenance is dependent upon what the children do with regard to their educations. How far they go with their education is the sole determining factor.
One is required to pay child support till the child attains the age of 16 where she is legally allowed to leave school or get a job. If the child continues to pursue her education then you will be required to pay for her upkeep until she finishes.
The duration of paying child support varies and depends both on jurisdiction and on case. Requirements for support typically end is when the child reaches the age of 18 years. Some countries have provisions that allow support to continue if the child is enrolled as a full-time degree-seeking student.
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