Are fathers liable for half of college expenses, even if it was put in a divorce decree 18 years ago?
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I’m terribly sorry to hear about your situation with your daughter. The divorce decree is a binding court order and you must follow its terms or you could be help in contempt of court. However, you can petition to have it modified based on the circumstances of her college being paid for through the VA. If the VA money was transferred to her through you it is possible this could count as your half of her college. It would be best to at least consult with an attorney on that. I strongly recommend hiring an attorney to petition to modify the divorce decree if her college is being paid for through the VA.
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