Emancipation Schedule

State
Majority Age/Termination of Financial Child Support
Alabama when child turns 18 or graduates from high school
 
Alaska when child turns 18, or 19 if child is enrolled in high school or equivalent and is residing with custodial parent
Arizona when child turns 18 or graduates from high school
Arkansas when child turns 18 or graduates from high school
California when child turns 18, or if child is in high school then 19 or graduation from high school, whichever is first
Colorado when child turns 19
Connecticut when child turns 18
Delaware when child turns 18, or if child is in high school then 19 or graduation from high school, whichever is first
District of Columbia when child turns 21
Florida when child turns 18, or if child is in high school then 19 or graduation from high school, whichever is later
Georgia when child turns 18, or if child is in high school then when child turns 20
Hawaii when child turns 18, or the court may extend to age 23 if child is enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education
Idaho when child turns 18, or age 19 by court order if child is enrolled in formal education
Illinois when child turns 18
Indiana when child turns 21
Iowa when child turns 18
Kansas when child turns 18 or when child graduates from high school, whichever is later
Kentucky when child turns 18, or if child is in high school then when child turns 19
Louisiana when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or graduates, whichever is first
Maine when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19
Maryland when child turns 18
Massachusetts when child turns 18, or when child turns 21 if child is domiciled with parent, or when child turns 23 if enrolled in an educational program
Michigan when child turns 18, or when child turns 19 to allow child to complete high school
Minnesota when child turns 18, or when child turns 20 if child is attending high school
Missouri when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 21 or graduates from high school, whichever is first
Mississippi when child turns 21
Montana when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19
Nebraska when child turns 19
Nevada when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19
New Hampshire when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or graduates from high school, whichever is first
New Jersey when child turns 18, or older if child attends college on a full time basis
New Mexico when child turns 18
New York when child turns 21
North Carolina child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 20 or graduates from high school, whichever is first
North Dakota when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or graduates from high school, whichever is first
Ohio when child turns 18 or when child graduates from high school
Oklahoma when child turns 18 or when child graduates from high school
Oregon when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school half-time or more, when child turns 21
Pennsylvania when child turns 18 or completes high school
Rhode Island when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19, or 90 days past graduation, whichever is first
South Carolina when child turns 18 or when child graduates from high school
South Dakota when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child graduates
Tennessee when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child graduates
Texas when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child graduates
Utah when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child graduates
Vermont when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child graduates
Virginia when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or graduates, whichever is first
Washington when child turns 18
West Virginia when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 20 or graduates, whichever is first
Wisconsin when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or graduates, whichever is first
Wyoming when child turns 18, or, if child is in high school, when child turns 20 or graduates, whichever is first