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In any request for emancipation based upon a child’s post-secondary educational status, the trial court must still conduct a relevant fact-specific analysis in order to determine whether the child is outside of his parent’s sphere of influence

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December 6, 2013 at 12:17 pm

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Grandparent visitation, a statutorily-created right, is not on equal footing with the constitutional rights of a parent

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October 3, 2013 at 4:25 pm

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Attendance at college away from home is considered a change of circumstances calling for the recalculation of child support

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October 3, 2013 at 4:18 pm

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The termination of a marriage involves an economic mosaic comprised of equitable distribution, alimony and child support and these financial components interface

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October 1, 2013 at 4:18 pm

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Evidentiary hearings in a custody or parenting time dispute

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October 1, 2013 at 9:24 am

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Seeking modification of a child support obligation

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October 1, 2013 at 9:22 am

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When parents have created an enforceable agreement as to child support, the parental obligation is not measured by legal duties otherwise imposed, but rather founded upon contractual and equitable principles

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October 1, 2013 at 9:21 am

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A party seeking modification of a judgment, incorporating a property settlement agreement regarding custody or visitation, must meet the burden of showing changed circumstances and that the agreement is now not in the best interests of a child

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September 28, 2013 at 7:49 am

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Support orders, including those setting emancipation events, may be revised and altered by the court from time to time as circumstances may require

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September 24, 2013 at 10:44 am

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SSI benefits received by a disabled parent cannot be included in the child-support calculus

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September 21, 2013 at 4:23 pm

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