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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Indiana

Indiana child support statute of limitations including the civil code, what age paternity must be established and emancipate rules.

Indiana Age of Majority: when child support payments can be stopped.


Statutory cite or civil code reference for the age of majority?

IC 31-16-6-6.

If not addressed in the order, at what age is child support automatically terminated as a matter of State law?

21, unless child has been determined to be legally incapacitated.

Does the date of the order impact what law is applied?


Does child support end if the child leaves the household but does not emancipate?


Is support ever paid beyond the age of majority?

Yes If a child has been legally incapacitated or there is an educational expense order beyond high school.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

10 years after age 18 or date of emancipation, whichever is earlier. 20 years for child support judgments.

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

Child may file anytime before 20 years of age.

Is dormancy revival/renewal possible?


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