Stipulation incorporated into divorce decree pursuant to which parties “will contribute to the children’s college expenses to the extent each party is financially able after financial aid, scholarships and any children’s savings are considered,” which decree was issued prior to amended statute that prohibited ordering parent from being obligated to pay for child’s post‑secondary education expenses, was enforceable against father, despite lack of specific language regarding amount or percentage of costs that each would pay, where order required parties to contribute to college expenses, leaving only specific amount to be determined at later date.
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