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Is the biological father of an illegitamate child still obligated

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Is the biological father of an illegitamate child still obligated to pay child support even if the child is an adult?
Thanks for the chance to help. I am an Arizona attorney with over 12 years experience. Hopefully I can help you with your legal question.

It is possible...in some instances.

There are two ways to accomplish this, but it will depend on the state (the state that has jurisdiction of the original child support order)

The first is if the child is disabled. In all states, the court may order support past age of majority for a mentally or physically disabled child.

The second is for education...this is more limited and depends on the state, but in many states if the child is attending college full time support can be ordered past the age of majority
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