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1. Did your settlement agreement indicate that he pay til 21? What did it specify?
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However, I DO think you have a good case potentially for continuing the support.
§ 4321. Liability for support. Subject to the provisions of this chapter: (1) Married persons are liable for the support of each other according to their respective abilities to provide support as provided by law. (2) Parents are liable for the support of their children who are unemancipated and 18 years of age or younger. (3) Parents may be liable for the support of their children who are 18 years of age or older.
This statute specifically leaves that door wide open in the case of a child who is not able to support. Moreover, the letter from 3 years ago from your husband confirms that he acknowledged her grave disability/inability to support herself. I think you are heading in the proper direction by providing proof of continuing medical/bipolar problems.
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