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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Washington

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

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


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

18, unless administrative order and child is full-time student expected to graduate before age 19.

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


Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

10 years after emancipation of youngest child for orders entered after 7/22/89; 10 years after a payment becomes delinquent for orders entered before 7/23/89.

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

Age of majority of child. (18 years old)

Is dormancy revival/renewal possible?


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