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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Oklahoma

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

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

18 years of age.

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

43 O.S Section 112 E

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

Through age 18 if dependent is still in high school.

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

No, emancipation age has changed over the years; however, based on case law, the current age of emancipation applies even if the law may have been different when the order was entered.

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


Is support ever paid beyond the age of majority?

Yes, refer to 10 O.S. Section 12

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

No statute of limitation. 43 O.S., Section 137 B.1 and 12 O.S., Section 95(9)

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

Before child's 18th birthday; except the child may bring an action any time before the age of 19. I

s dormancy revival/renewal possible?

Yes, refer to 43 O.S. Section 137 B. Dormancy only applies to real property and can be revived by execution or renewal within 5 years from the date of the judgment or last execution.

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