Prorating Child Support


#1

My fiancé’s daughter turned 18 yrs old on 12/26/16. She graduated early - exams finished and she received her diploma on 01/20/17. The child support agreement was my fiancé paid child support until his daughter turned 18 or graduated from high school.

Question: Can he prorate the child support for January which wound be close to $500 difference. . She doesn’t see a dime of it anyway. Pays for all her own groceries, school lunches, etc.

Thanks, in advance.


#2

No, child support payments cannot be prorated unless the court order or separation agreement allows for a prorated payment in this instance.


Anna Ayscue

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