Halle Berry has a substantial new expense.
Halle Berry was recently ordered to pay $16,000 a month in child support to her ex, Gabriel Aubry by a California Court. She will pay child support plus tuition, and the two will split health care expenses for their six-year-old daughter Nahla. This order is in effect until she turns 19 or graduates from high school, whichever comes first.
On top of that, Halle Berry was ordered to pay $115,000 in retroactive child support and $300,000 for her ex’s legal fees.
Child support laws and guidelines differ from state to state. If you are thinking about divorce or separation and there is a child involved, it’s important to be knowledgeable about the laws in your state.
For example, in this case Halle Berry will pay child support until her daughter turns 19 or graduates from high school, whichever comes first. In Texas, child support is generally paid by the obligated parent until the child is the age of 18 or until the child graduates from high school.
Also, in Texas the obligated parent is typically required to provide health insurance for the child or children.
To find out more information about child support laws and guidelines in Texas, read our latest article, Child Support in Texas.