Grandparent Standing for Custody or Guardianship

In today’s society, it is not unusual to find children living with grandparents, aunts, uncles or even friends. Sometime the children’s biological parents are in and out of the children’s lives, maybe even more out then in.  These circumstances can be temporary, but they are often permanent or grow into permanent arrangements.  In these situations, the natural…

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Allocation of College Expenses & Retroactivity

The amount and/or percentage of a parent’s obligation for contribution to their children’s college expenses is a matter often left undetermined in a divorce settlement or judgment for dissolution of marriage.  Unless the parties have agreed in advance to the allocation of the expenses, one of three situations is present: 1) the settlement agreement or…

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