Negotiation of parenting and support issues during a divorce is difficult enough, but when a dependent child has a serious disability, it adds a whole new dimension to the divorce settlement process. Here are some of the support, visitation and life-long issues that impact settlement negotiations.
Possible Extension Of Child Support Payments
If you have an existing child support arrangement for a disabled minor child that is about to turn 18, your responsibility may not end even though your child becomes an adult. Family law in Pennsylvania states that, in most cases, support ends when the child is over 18 years of age.