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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Virginia

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

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

18.

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

Code of Virginia, 16.1-228

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

Support will continue for any child that is a full-time high school student, not self-supporting, and living in the home of the parent, until the child reaches the age of nineteen (19) or graduates from high school, whichever comes first. Support terminates when the child turns 18 if the child is not in high school

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

No

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, if handicapped.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

None

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

18

Is dormancy revival/renewal possible?

No

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