Oldest Child Aging Out of Child Support


#1

My ex wife and I agreed in a separation agreement that was later rolled into our divorce decree that I would pay child support in the amount of $1600 per month on our two boys until they turned 21. My oldest son turns 21 in June. It was also agreed upon in the agreement that child support payments for my oldest son would end in June and then I would pay $800 per month going forward for my youngest son until he turns 21. I pay child support directly to my ex wife. Is there anything else I need to do or should I simply follow this agreement as agreed upon and ordered.


#2

If the agreement is clear that the $1,600 obligation ends with the June payment and $800 begins each month thereafter, then there is nothing else you need to do.


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