Children’s Educational Needs during Divorce in Chester
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If you are facing a divorce and you have children, you may have concerns regarding post-high school education. Many people do not know that this is an important aspect of the child support negotiation and property division processes.
During your divorce, make sure you have compassionate and capable representation on your side. Choose Edens Law Group for results-driven counsel and knowledgeable guidance for parents addressing their children’s educational needs in Chester.
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Addressing Tough Decisions & Finding Favorable Solutions
First of all, you may be concerned that there will not be enough money to pay for college or a trade school. If your children are older, this may be coming up rather quickly. Assuming you have saved money for these costs, it will most likely be pulled out of your asset division and held for the children. Parents who have not had the resources to save money will negotiate how these bills will be paid. You may want the children to be partially responsible for their costs. Your spouse may disagree. Some clients want the costs paid pursuant to respective salaries. Others believe the children should take out all loans available to them. Children may also receive scholarships and grants to help.
And paying for college isn’t the only decision – parents can also disagree on the choice of the child’s institution. Likewise, the child may want to have input. Perhaps your spouse wants to limit the child to an in-state school. Furthermore, paying for college can be the biggest expense you will face as a parent. Decisions made in advance will facilitate the process.