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Ely, Counselor at Law
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My son will be 18 in 1 month he has graduated gh School and

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My son will be 18 in 1 month he has graduated High School and is going to college here in Louisiana. My child support payments have always came out of my paycheck from work. What do I have to do to stop the Garnishments. Louisiana
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Ely replied 2 years ago.
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Normally, a child support order should terminate automatically. In LA, this terminates at 18, or end of high school, or 19 - whichever first. So here, it should terminate.
However sometimes, it does not terminate automatically. If so, then one has to file a motion in the Court, asking for the termination and serve the other party and DCFS if it is was involved in any way or is involved in the garnishment. Once this happens, the Court will hold a quick hearing and should order the termination of said support.
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