How Long is Child Support Paid in NYS?

  • Child Support runs until the age of 21, unless a child emancipates themselves sooner
  • Ways that a child can emancipate themselves includes leaving a parent’s home, obtaining their own housing, starting their own family, or joining the military
  • The court cannot order Child Support past the age of 21 without the parent’s agreement

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This informational video was provided by Jean Mahserjian, an experienced New York Child Support Lawyer.

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