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By this time next week, classes will be underway at colleges and universities throughout Illinois and across the country. If you are a parent with a college-aged child, there is a good chance that you have spent the last several … Continue reading

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In two previous posts on this blog—which can be found here and here—we talked about how Illinois law permits a court to order either or both parents to contribute toward their child’s college expenses, even if the child has already reached … Continue reading

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In a previous post on this blog, we talked a little bit about the authority of the courts in Illinois to order either or both parents—subsequent to a divorce or separation—to contribute toward the educational expenses of their child. As … Continue reading

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As graduation draws increasingly closer, high school seniors around the country and throughout Illinois are starting to make serious plans for continuing their education. With the average cost of many colleges—including public state universities—exceeding $20,000 per year, a large number … Continue reading

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The law in Illinois has long permitted a court to order one or both parents to contribute toward their child’s educational expenses, even after the child has turned 18 and graduated from high school. Prior to 2016, however, the statute … Continue reading

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