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The allocation of college costs is predicated, as a threshold matter, on a finding that parents are financially capable

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August 18, 2014 at 3:45 pm

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For purposes of calculating alimony and child support awards, a trial court may impute income to one or both spouses

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August 12, 2014 at 8:25 am

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The essential inquiry in an emancipation case is whether the child has moved beyond the sphere of influence and responsibility exercised by a parent and obtains an independent status of his or her own

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August 4, 2014 at 8:44 am

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A court order obligating a parent to pay college expenses should be treated as a domestic support obligation under federal law

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August 4, 2014 at 8:12 am

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Child support calculations for unemancipated college students who live on-campus, or away from the custodial parent’s home

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July 14, 2014 at 12:30 pm

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An individual’s support obligations can be suspended as a result of the individual’s incarceration

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July 11, 2014 at 12:32 pm

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Marital fault is an irrelevant consideration in fixing child support

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July 2, 2014 at 3:29 pm

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The party seeking modification has the burden of showing such changed circumstances as would warrant relief from the support or maintenance provisions involved

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July 2, 2014 at 8:53 am

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The Parent of Primary Residence (PPR) is the parent with whom a child resides for more than fifty percent of the time or, if a child spends equal overnights with each parent, the parent with whom the child resides while attending school

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July 2, 2014 at 8:26 am

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Alimony and child support may be revised and altered by the court from time to time as circumstances may require

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July 1, 2014 at 8:29 am

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