Reich & Truax, PLLC
203-254-9877

Family-Focused Advocacy & Counsel Responsive & Accessible Representation

Our Practice Areas

Southport Connecticut Family Law Blog

The FAFSA and custodial parent

College financial aid applications can be confusing for both you and your children. Even some that may seem relatively easy, such as the FAFSA, are full of nuances you and your child may not have considered.

For example, who is the "custodial" parent? It could be that your child views the custodial parent as both of you if you have joint custody. Or it could be that you view yourself as the custodial parent because you have legal custody even though your child lives with you less than half of the year. Perhaps your ex views himself or herself as the custodial parent because it is he or she who claims your child as a dependent on taxes. Here is a look at whom to put down as the custodial parent.

Email Us For A Response

Get The Guidance You Need contact our attorneys today

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

  • Top Listed In Best Lawyers | The World's Premier Guide
  • Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers | Rising Stars

Reich & Truax, PLLC
2507 Post Road Suite PH
Southport, CT 06890

Phone: 203-763-4969
Fax: 203-255-6991
Map & Directions

Review Us