Under the new amendment to the law, if child turns 19 years of age and is still attending high school on a full-time basis, he or she would not be emancipated, and as such, weekly child support payments would continue. The support would continue to be paid until and terminate only when the child graduates from high school (or there is another reason to emancipate the child such as marriage or joining the military).
Your oldest child reaches the age of 19…you may wistfully remember the days of young childhood and you may also celebrate that your obligation to pay weekly child [...]
On November 5, 2015, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an Order Amending the Indiana Child Support Guidelines (“Guidelines”). A brief overview of the major changes is included in this post, as well as some information gleaned from the Family Law Section Fall Open Meeting held on November 17, 2015.
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