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    18-year-old drops lawsuit to make her parents pay her living expenses and college tuition

    The lawsuit's dismissal ends a public battle between Canning and her parents that raised questions about the obligations of non-divorced parents in New Jersey to continue to financially support adult children after they leave home.

    Canning returned to her parents' home in Lincoln Park, New Jersey, last week after a four-month estrangement that began when she turned 18, the legal age of adulthood.

    She had sued her parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, for her private high school tuition, living expenses and access to a college fund, arguing that though she did not reside with them, she was not legally emancipated and therefore was entitled to their financial care.

    Her parents said they would continue to pay for their daughter's education and expenses if she returned home to complete high school.
    New Jersey Teen Rachel Canning Drops Lawsuit Against Parents Over Tuition Money

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    Maybe Obama can use his pen and phone to make them pay?
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    She wouldn't return to my house after filing suit. She could go live with her lawyer.
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    I'd send her a letter telling he we moved, and wouldn't put a return address on it.

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    At 18, she's a legal adult, and as far as I am concerned she should get out and fend for herself. Maybe then she'd learn the lessons she so obviously missed while she was supposed to be growing up.
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