College Expenses

New Jersey College Expense Attorneys

At the law firm of Fiorello, Puccio & Fiorello, we are experienced in New Jersey law regarding the obligations of parents in making contributions to the college expenses of their children. The attorneys at the firm of Fiorello, Puccio & Fiorello have years of experience in negotiations regarding these issues as well as representing clients in court, if negotiations fail.

The Court considers several factors in determining the extent of a parent's contribution to their children's college expenses, including:

  • Relationship between a parent and a child
  • Financial ability of each parent
  • Cost and expenses of a college education
  • Available financial aid by scholarships, grants and loans
  • Child's financial assets and more

Effect On Child Support Payments

There is a connection between a parent's child support obligation and that parent's contribution to college expenses. At Fiorello, Puccio & Fiorello, we are experienced and knowledgeable in assisting parents negotiate a solution regarding their support obligations and college expense obligations.

Parents are urged to begin discussing financing their children's college education sufficiently in advance to intelligently and realistically determine their ability and obligation in providing for their children's future.

Contact our Passaic County law firm, about college expenses and child support.