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when to quit paying child support

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The decree says when he turns 18 or moves out. He turns 18 April 9th 2008.
Do I pro rate the last month or do I pay the entire month of April. ( no college clause I have only been late twice by just a couple days for making payments).P.S. he also hasn''t lived with his mother for over a year, but his mother has been contributing approximately 20.00 aweek to him, also buying him clothes occasionally.

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In which state was the child support awarded, please?


Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Des moines, Iowa.

Thank you for the additional information. Child Support may be terminated only if all conditions in the dissolution decree are met. A child support order will only terminate if a motion to terminate child support is granted. You may consider obtaining the necessary paperwork from you county clerk's office (motion to terminate child support) or you may file this through a local attorney. Submit the paperwork as soon as possible. Child support termination is generally granted as of the child's 18th birthday, so the month would be prorated.

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