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Child support is one aspect of the parent-child relationship that can be determined in a SAPCR. This page will provide information on the basics of child support.
"Child support" is payments made by one or both parents to financially support the child's expenses. It may also involve medical or dental insurance.
Texas law provides several circumstances where court-ordered child support shall end, including when the child turns 18 or graduates from high school. The links below discuss how and when a child support obligation ends.
For survivors of family violence, getting child support from an abusive ex-partner can be dangerous. The Child Support Division of the Attorney General and the Texas Council on Family Violence have resources available to help.