John J. Gilligan, a family lawyer in Long Beach, answers:
Child support ends in California when the child reaches the age of majority, defined as the age of 18 if the child has already graduated from high school or the age of 19 if the child is a full-time high school student residing with a parent.
John Gilligan is a founding partner at the family law firm offices of Brandmeyer Gilligan Dockstader & Davidson, LLP in Long Beach, CA. John has over 30 years of experience handling family law, probate litigation and estate planning matters. He can be reached directly at 562-431-2000.