Jaskot Willer Gill LLP

Adult Child Support


I have been paying child support for years and my child is turning eighteen.  Can I stop paying child support? 


A child’s entitlement to support from his parents does not automatically end when that child turns eighteen.  That entitlement continues as long as the child relies on his parents because of illness, disability, or “other cause.”

The most common case for continued payment of child support after the age of eighteen is where a child is attending college or university.  Post-secondary education is an…