The Modern Firm Website Analytics

Contact Us

Fill out my online form

Child Support After Age 18

College for the Children After Divorce

In Michigan, the divorce court has jurisdiction over children until they turn 18 years or graduate from high school, whichever occurs later.  What about funding their college education? Whether parents divorce or not, they are not legally obligated to pay for their children’s college education.  Doing so is purely voluntary.  However, as part of a […]

Read More

Collaborative Divorce Helps Special Needs Children

In Michigan, divorcing parents are legally obligated to support their children until they reach age 18 years or until they graduate from high school, whichever occurs later, provided the child graduates by age 19 ½ years and is enrolled in a program that will lead to a diploma. There are no exceptions for children who […]

Read More

Extended Health Care Coverage for Adult Children

Effective September 23, 2010, health insurance coverage was extended until your children reach age 26 years, under health insurance reform legislation. The law applies if the parent’s employer already provided dependent coverage. Extension of coverage includes children even if they are not in college, do not live at home and are not claimed as dependents on […]

Read More

Contact Us

Fill out my online form