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My ex wants to emancipate our 20 yr old daughter who will be

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My ex wants to emancipate our 20 yr old daughter who will be going to TCC in Tallahasee this fall. She will be 21 in Dec and won't graduate college for 3 more years. Is there a good reason to emancipate her now?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.
What state governs her child support?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Colorado. She currently lives full time with her dad
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Under Colorado statute child support terminates at age 19. Therefore the reason that he is interested in emancipation your daughter may be to qualify her for student loans or financial aid. If this is his reasoning, it may be advantageous to emancipate her.
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