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Matrimonial Matters: Military academy entry as emancipation event?

New York law states that “either or both parents” are obligated to pay child support “for care, maintenance and education of any unemancipated child under the age of twenty-one years.” FCA §413. Note that the obligation only extends to an “unemancipated” child. Ballentine’s Law Dictionary defines “emancipation” as “release of a minor from parental control.” ...