. . . when your child turns 18, he or she is legally independent. With this legal independence comes a host of new rights for your child and the termination of certain rights you previously had as a parent.
These rights include access to medical information, financial information, etc. Does that open your eyes to the possibilities that your child is not ready to handle some of the rights and responsibilities of being an adult, or that you want to maintain some rights as a parent?
Please take a moment to check out Tiffany Waters’ post below:
Student Success Strategy #55: Are you (legally) ready for college? Discuss the options with a lawyer to be sure that legal issues are handled the way you want.