Issues regarding the kids are oftentimes the dominant legal issues in divorces of parents here in Illinois. There are a wide range of child-related issues that can be present in a divorce. Some such issues can have some rather major long-term implications. One such issue is the issue of the kids' future college expenses.
Sometimes, parents help their kids with their college expenses. In a divorce of parents, one of the issues that sometimes arises is whether any arrangements regarding helping with future college expenses of the kids will come out of the divorce. Divorcing parties can reach agreements in a divorce on how future college expenses of the kids will be handled. Also, sometimes, Illinois courts issue orders regarding parental help with future college expenses of the kids in divorce cases.