In New Jersey, children who are attending college are generally considered unemancipated. While unemancipated, children are entitled to support from their parents and parents may also have to contribute to their college expenses. This is a big change for most families. As with all family law issues, there is no one formula that works. Each family must find solutions that best fit them and their children. Parents should try to resolve these issues before the child start college to make the transition into college easier for them. However, it can become a challenging time where income, assets and the expenses must be balanced to find a reasonable solution. Even as most settlement agreement have prepared parties for this event, it can become overwhelming. We can help.