What Effect Do Children’s College Costs Have On Alimony in Arizona?

The Court does not have the authority to order either spouse to pay the expenses for a child to attend college after the child has turned eighteen (18) years old, unless the parties agree in writing to do so. However, the Court may consider the spouse’s respective ability to voluntarily pay or refusal to pay for those expenses when awarding alimony in Arizona.
What Effect Do Children's College Costs Have on Alimony in Arizona
Many people neglect to address this issue when testifying at trial, so it is important to ensure questions are asked regarding each parent’s intentions with respect to paying for future college expenses when addressing the issue of alimony in Arizona.

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