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Samuel II, Attorney at Law
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Experience:  General practice of law with emphasis in family law.
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My child will be 18 soon. I cannot pay college. Can

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My child will be 18 soon. I cannot pay for their college. Can they be emancipated?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.
HelloThis is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard. The law says child support must be paid until age 21 - That does not mean that you will need to pay for college. It only means that you
Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.
must continue child support.The child cannot be emancipated unless they get married or join the military.
Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.
The only way you are responsible for college costs is if it is specified in the divorce agreement.
Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.
If you have other questions, please let me know.Otherwise, I would appreciate a positive rating here as that is how i get credit for my time and informationThank you