Post-Secondary Educational Expenses and Illinois Law
At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., situated in Barrington, Illinois, legal advice, forthright services, and representation are furnished concerning post-secondary educational expenses for non-minor children.
College, University, Vocational, and Training School Educational Expenses:
In certain instances, legal issues in divorce decrees or parentage orders, such as for college, university, vocational, or training school educational expenses for non-minor children, may need to be addressed and resolved.
A petition for post-secondary educational expenses for non-minor children may be brought to establish these educational expenses, previously reserved in a divorce decree or parentage order. Post-secondary educational expenses may include the following: tuition, room, board, fees, dues, books, transportation, registration and application costs, medical expenses (including medical or health insurance), dental expenses, and living expenses.
New Changes Under Illinois Law:
Effective January 1, 2016, many statutory provisions relating to educational expenses for non-minor children will significantly change. Because of the complexity and the profound legal implications involving post-secondary educational expenses, it is prudent to seek the counsel of a matrimonial and/or family law attorney before the child or children become enrolled in any college, university, vocational, or training school. Attorney Blake Austin Culver at Richard W. Culver, Ltd. can help you explore more about the legal aspects of post-secondary educational expenses.
Post-Secondary Educational Expenses across State Lines into Illinois:
If you and your former spouse were divorced with children in another state (other than Illinois) and if you and/or your former spouse have moved to Illinois, review Post-Secondary Educational Expenses and the Illinois Uniform Interstate Family Support Act ("Illinois UIFSA") for more information.
If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to post-secondary educational expenses for non-minor children, contact Richard W. Culver, Ltd. at 847-382-2900 to arrange a confidential initial consultation. At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., evening and weekend appointments are available in order to accommodate all schedules.