Legal Question in Family Law in Virginia

ending child support

The code of Virginia is not very clear as to when child support ends. Some things say at age 18, others say at 19 if not graduated by the time the child is 18. Could someone please clear this up ?

Asked on 3/18/09, 12:35 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Re: ending child support

Under current Virginia law, an obligor's (the payor)child support obligation will normally continue until the subject child either graduates from high school or turns age 19 , whichever occurs first.

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Answered on 3/18/09, 5:20 pm


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