Child Turning 18 Soon
by Melissa from Florida
My daughter is in college and turns 18 this year. Her father has advised her to inform me when she does turn 18 I will lose a lot of child support money.
I have 2 questions: one when she turns 18 do I lose child support for her even though she is a full time college student living at home?
And two, he is in the Army and has gotten many bonuses throughout the years, do these bonuses get included in how much per month he pays or is it just based on my monthly income as well as his monthly pay?
I ask because we still have another daughter who is 7 and he has at least another 10 years before retirement.
Answer to Florida Child Support Question
It sounds like your ex is taunting you with the fact that you will no longer be receiving child support for your oldest daughter.
In general, the age of majority is 18, and no child support is paid in behalf of that child anymore.
As far as the bonuses, it may depend on exactly how he receives those bonuses.
But if they are part of his income, then they need to be included as such on his financial affidavit.
If your child support order has not been reviewed in the past 3 years, you can request a review even though there are no changed circumstances.
Or, if there are changed circumstances affecting any of the parties you can request a review or modification of your child support on that basis.Notice:
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