CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE
DUTY OF PARENT TO SUPPORT CHILD
Support of Minor Child
Family Code Section 3901
(a) (1) The duty of support imposed by Section 3900 continues as to an
unmarried child who has attained 18 years of age, is a full-time high
school student, unless excused pursuant to paragraph (2), and who is not
self-supporting, until the time the child completes the 12th grade or
attains 19 years of age, whichever occurs first.
(2) A child is excused from the requirement to be a full-time high school
student for purposes of paragraph (1) if the child has a medical condition
documented by a physician that prevents full-time school attendance.
(b) This section does not limit a parent's ability to agree to provide
additional support or the court's power to inquire whether an agreement
to provide additional support has been made.