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And it is a North Carolina child support order correct? If so, I am typing my response.
If you did not sign an agreement obligating you to pay child support for your son past your son's age of minority, then your obligation ends according to state law. Child support is paid up until the child's 18th birthday, or if he is still in high school, child support will continue until age 20 or upon graduation from high school, whichever comes first. So yes, if your son is still in high school, you may be obligated to pay up until the child is age 20. I would recommend that you stay closely involved with his teachers and know what is going on with his studies. Speak with the school administrators to make sure he stays on the graduation track. If you see that he is skipping school and not tending to his studies, you may want to see what programs and services may be available to get him through high school as quickly as possible. The good thing is that January is right around the corner, provided he stays on the right track. I hope this helps.
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Here is the appropriate statue regarding child support in North Carolina: G.S. 50-13.4 Do you have any other questions?