Thank you for your question.
In Massachusetts, if the divorce decree does not stipulate when child support ends, it ends at the age of 18. Your ex-wife can have it extended only by filing a motion for modification and getting a court order for the extension of child support.
You have answered my question a bit too simply and give cause for agita in your comment about support modification. Please expound on this reference in answer to:
1/ Do the additional support payments made in a timely manner past the age of 18yrs( 2005) work: For, or Against me in any possible court action for modification?
2/ Is there a statute of limitations for the filing of said modification, past the age of 18?
- What is that period of time?
- What affect, if any, does the additional years of payments have on this statute?
3/ What additional liability is there for increases to the support amount?
- Would support change into tuition aid or is the liability there for BOTH?
4/ Do you also practice law in Massachusetts?
5/ What Mass. Law( Chapter/Sect) defines default age as 18 years of age?
Thank you for the second response, this answers my questions.
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