Child Support Attorney in Lake Success, New York

Shared Legal Custody and College Fees

Nassau county family law attorney, Barton Resnicoff, shares how college costs can be handled in a divorce.

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Most of the time, unless the parties agree otherwise, if a judge is going to make a decision, it’s going to be based what’s called pro rata contribution, which means the percentage is based upon each parent’s income – not automatic 50/50, but if one parent earns more, that parent usually contributes more towards college expenses including tuition.

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