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My daughter is 17 and will be 18 in two months she is getting

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My daughter is 17 and will be 18 in two months she is getting ready to have a baby of her own any day. She is changing her last name to the fathers without getting married. Am I still responsible for child support payments?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Good evening. In Virginia, unless your divorce decree specifically provides otherwise that you provide for college expenses, your legal obligation to your daughter stops when she turns 18.



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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

My decree states that I pay until my daughter graduates however she is living with her mother and her child to be father so does this mean I continue this child support for her and her child?

Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.
If your decree covers her until she graduates, you will have to cover her through her graduation, but you are not responsible for her child or anyone else.

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