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Asked on: 9/03/13, 10:59 am

My mother and her husband want to kick me out of their house, however I am 17 and will not be 18 for another 74 days...Are they legally allowed to do this? Also, my mother gets child support for me from my father (she has for the last 16-17 years so almost my entire life) and she will continue to get this until I am 21 (we live in Florida now, but the case was dealt with in New York which is where we are originally from) will she be able to keep this if they kick me out/when I move out? Also what is child support for exactly? She uses it for her bills (food, gas, water bill, etc) and never seems to use it for me, my grandparents have taken care of me and buy me clothes, etc., however I do not live with them, I live with my mother and her husband and two sisters from the marriage my mother is in now.

Any help with this situation would be appreciated.

Thank You.

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Answered on: 9/03/13, 11:20 am by John Smitten

They cannot kick you out until age 18 at which time you are emancipated.


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Answered on: 9/03/13, 12:12 pm by Robert McCall

Bio Father needs to be contacted. You can be forced out at age 18 but NY court says Bio Dad continues to pay. If you are not in the home you are considered emancipated, child support stops upon emancipation.


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