What expenses are not covered by child support?
Unfortunately, the amount of child support assessed as payable is usually insufficient to fund costs associated with children such as:Private health insurance.Private school fees.Extra-curricular activities.Any additional costs due to a child’s ‘special needs’
Are school supplies covered under child support?
Child support is meant to help with the living expenses of the child. This includes things like food, diapers, clothing, personal care items, school supplies, and, generally, basic extracurricular activities. There are also ‘special or extraordinary’ expenses that can be paid in addition to the table amount.
How long does a parent have to pay child support in California?
Does child support stop at 18 in California?
Ending Child Support Usually, court-ordered child support ends when the child turns 18 years old if he or she graduates from high school. If your 18-year-old child is still a full-time high school student and still lives with a parent, child support ends when your child graduates or turns 19, whichever occurs first.