This New Jersey decision holds that a college-age child of divorced parents who harbors continued antipathy toward the parent from whom he seeks tuition assistance can be made to attend counseling sessions as a condition of receiving it. Black v. Black, New Jersey Ch. Div., June 27, 2014
Because (a) the child was enrolled in and attending college and (b) the express language in the divorced parents' New Jersey agreement, the New Jersey divorce judge was correct in denying the application to emancipate the child. Turner v. Turner, New Jersey App. Div., February 11, 2014
Effective September 1, 2013, the Case Information Statement required to be filed in New Jersey divorce actions must include all financial information for funding college or other post-secondary school expenses.Rule 5: 5-2, August 2, 2013
When it came time to pay for this New Jersey child's college expenses, the father claimed estrangement as justification for non-payment. But the New Jersey divorce judge ruled that all three parties [mother, father and son] were responsible for the deterioration of the relationship.Agos v. Camuso, New Jersey App. Div., July 27, 2012
The New Jersey divorce judge acted properly in using most of the funds available for equitable distribution to set up a college fund for the children, even though it meant the lawyers might not get paid.