Child Support Doesn't Continue Through College

It's essential to clarify a common misconception. In Rhode Island, child support typically does not extend beyond high school graduation. This means parents are generally not required to provide financial support for their child's college education. While parents may voluntarily contribute to their child's college expenses, the state does not mandate it.

While Rhode Island law does not obligate parents to fund their child's college education as part of child support, parents may reach separate agreements regarding college expenses, which should be negotiated and formalized properly to avoid potential disputes in the future.

How Our Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum Family Law Lawyer Can Help Your Family

Navigating child support matters in Rhode Island can be complex and emotionally charged. Whether you are a custodial parent seeking continued support or a non-custodial parent seeking clarification on your obligations, having a knowledgeable and experienced family law attorney by your side is essential. Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum is the legal team you can trust to guide you through these intricate matters.

At Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum, we have been helping Rhode Island families since 1933. Our team of experienced family law attorneys has a proven track record of advocating for our clients' best interests. 

Every family's situation is unique, and we understand that a one-size-fits-all approach does not work in family law matters. Our attorneys take the time to understand your specific circumstances and goals. We will work closely with you to develop a tailored legal strategy that addresses your needs and concerns, whether you seek to continue or end child support.

Christopher L. Russo
Helping Rhode Island personal injury victims for nearly three decades to get the compensation they deserve.