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In a divorce situation, can I get the age of support changed until past 21?

| Oct 24, 2016 | Uncategorized

Q: My son is going to turn 21 in six months. He still has two more years of college. i was wondering if it is possible to extend the child support and the college contribution until he graduates. For instance when he was very little, right after we d…

A: David’s Answer: By statute, the age of emancipation in NY is 21, unless extended by agreement. As such, unless the agreement specifically extends the support beyond 21, there is no way for the court to do so over the objection of the other parent. Schedule a consult with a NYC Family Law attorney for a full assessment. David Bliven, Bronx Family Law Attorney (www.blivenlaw.net)

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