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Can custodial parent waive arrears?

Can custodial parent waive arrears?

A custodial parent can waive or forgive all arrears owed to him or her directly.

Does child support continue through college in South Carolina?

Generally, the current child support order must be from South Carolina. Support generally continues until the child is 18 and has finished high school or at the end of the school year that the child turns 19. Support can continue for exceptional situations such as college or if the child is disabled.

What is considered past due child support?

As noted above, a court may order child support payments to be paid by a non-custodial parent. The payment is considered late when the payment date, for example, the 1st, 15th, or end of a month, stated in the order is passed and the individual does not make a payment.

How do I stop child support when my child turns 18 in SC?

You may stop paying child support when you receive a signed order from a family court judge ending your responsibility to pay child support. You can request to stop your child support payments because your child is emancipated (e.g., your child has turned 18, is married, becomes self-supporting, etc.).

At what age can a child refuse visitation in SC?

Many clients ask me whether there is an age can a child have to be to refuse visitation. Under South Carolina’s family laws, there is no set age at which a child can refuse to go visit with the other parent.

How do I terminate child support in South Carolina?

Can a custodial parent go out of State in South Carolina?

If the parent with physical custody lives in South Carolina, he/she will be required to attend the conference or hearing. If the parent without custody lives out-of-state and a hearing is scheduled out-of-state, the custodial parent will not be required to attend the hearing in another state.

How do I modify child support in South Carolina?

Complete the South Carolina Self-Represented Litigant Child Support Modification packet online using a free interactive program. This program allows you to quickly and easily complete the child support modification by answering simple questions online. Visit for more information.

Can a custodial parent get child support from the CSSD?

However, the custodial parent may be required to attend a conference with the CSSD. Child support (and medical support, if available) will be set in the administrative or court order. An administrative order is enforceable in the same manner as a court order.

When does a non-custodial parent have to pay child support?

Once the non-custodial parent is ordered to pay child support, the order is effective until the non-custodial parent petitions the court for a dismissal order and the court dismisses the support order. When the child is emancipated, or reaches the age of eighteen (18), the non-custodial parent may petition the court for a dismissal order.