im a non custodial parent and my child will be 18 this year. court order states that I pay child support till he/she is 18 or graduates from high school. or is enrolled in a secondary program. How can I keep tabs on whether or not he is still fully enrolled in high school or drops out. can I make the school notify me as soon as he is no longer enrolled.
State/Country relating to question: Texas
Dear JACUSTOMER - If you have a suspicion that he is no longer in school you can file a motion to terminate support. The custodial parent would then have to supply the proof that he is attending. You can also ask for a court order giving you permission to contact the schools to verify enrollment if they will not provide the information. I'm not certain if you are in contact with your son but I would assume that if you have a relationship you can talk to him about his studies etc. Once you know he is not in school you need to file a motion to terminate the support.
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