I am a divorced father living in Nevada where my ex-wife and soon to be 18-year, H.S. gruduate son also reside. Am I required to pay child support after my son graduates H.S. because he intends to go to college? My divorce decree only obligated me to pay support until he was 18.
State/Country relating to question: Nevada
Dear JACUSTOMER - If your divorce decree only says until 18 or graduates from HS then the support will end. You have no obligation to pay support beyond that time and you are not obligated to pay for any college expenses unless it is in the divorce decree. You probably should file a motion to terminate the support if it is being automatically deducted from your pay. If you are paying directly you can simply stop paying when he turns 18 or graduates, whichever comes later.
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