Divorcing? Should a portion of child support checks be set aside to pay for college tuition for the kids?

A client recently asked if he could get the court to force his wife to put part of the child support into a college fund for the kids. My response was that the court could probably be convinced to do just about anything by a persuasive lawyer. But chances are, I said, I did not … Continue reading “Divorcing? Should a portion of child support checks be set aside to pay for college tuition for the kids?”

Divorce & college expenses: In New York what is the rule about college expenses? Can I force my husband to help with college expenses?

Divorce advice for parents with college age kids So, what’s the deal with college expenses? Who pays for that after a divorce? Can the court force the more affluent parent to pay? In the First Department yes. The First Department is New York County and the rule is that provisions must be made for college … Continue reading “Divorce & college expenses: In New York what is the rule about college expenses? Can I force my husband to help with college expenses?”