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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Changes to FASFA

From The Chronicle of Higher Education:

For the first time since the creation of the federal student-aid system, the income and assets of all of a would-be borrower's legal parents will be counted in the government's calculation of the student's need.

Until now, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or Fafsa, has collected financial information from only one parent if the parents are unmarried or are in a same-sex marriage. Starting with the 2014-15 form, the Education Department will gather information from both parents of dependent students, regardless of their marital status or gender.

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This is really interesting! Thanks for sharing! I think it's really cool that they are reviewing programs pertaining to family law in vancouver. I believe it is really good for our communities!

Posted by: amy hamilton | Jun 5, 2013 12:38:59 PM

This is probably a good idea. It reduces the risk of fraud on the part of the fasfa applicant.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Jun 8, 2013 8:59:43 PM

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