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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Utah

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

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

18 years of age or has graduated from high school during the child's normal and expected year of graduation, which ever occurs later.

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

U.C.A. 78-45-7.10.

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

For orders issued after July 1, 1994, 18 years of age or has graduated from high school during the child's normal and expected year of graduation, which ever occurs later. For order issued prior to July 1, 1994 child support is automatically terminated at 18 years of age.

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

Yes, see previous question's answer

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

No

Is support ever paid beyond the age of majority?

Yes, by court order.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

The majority of the last child in the order, plus 4 years unless a sum-certain judgment has been taken (support has been reduced to a judgment and the eight year Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order allows collection for a longer time period).

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

18th birthday

Is dormancy revival/renewal possible?

Yes

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