If I’m an 18 year old living at home with my mother and my father pays child support, can my mother demand that I pay rent as well?

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If I’m an 18 year old living at home with my mother and my father pays child support, can my mother demand that I pay rent as well?

Asked on September 17, 2012 under Family Law, New York

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you are 18 years old and out of high school, you could very well be required by your mother to pay rent at her home as a tenant uder the laws of all states in this country. If you refuse then your mother has the legal right to give you a thirty (30) day notice to vacate the premises.


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