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Can you force the parent who adopted you to get the government to pay for your college?

my step father adopted me maybe 5 years ago when he married my birth mother. he was in the navy when he had a kind of blood clot in the brain that left his left side paralyzed. so he has been getting checks from the government and such because he was injured on duty. he sent his other kid with the payment of the government, but my step father and i have problems with getting along and he cheated the government by taking checks out on his ex wife. i don't really want to kiss up to him, but i want to know if, because he adopted me, there was a way to get him to pay without kissing up?

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Be glad he adopted you and don't try forcing him to pay because of some stupid legality. If you can't ask him straight up or he doesn't want to maybe its not him that's the problem. Get a loan

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he didn't have to adopt me, but he did it so he could get the checks that would come in for me. he is a drunk that stole all my mother's money and i wish he left years ago. this is the only reason my mother married him and i'm not happy about it. i'm just trying to make the best of it. besides, i checked loans. they have doubled and become useless to even go for. but thanks for your input anyway.
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Loan rates haven't doubled.
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I heard there was one girl who sued her father, and won, to make him pay for her collage, but it varies in different states, I would contact a lawyer, and ask him what your options are.

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thank you. i'll have to do that when i can.
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Perhaps you could consider becoming an adult and stand on your own. Try the Marine Corps.

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Your attitude is disgusting. Put yourself through college - ingrate!

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No. His G.I bill is probably already dry. 50k split towards his other children = none left for you.

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Take out a loan! Why make a bad situation worst by suing the guy. Just because you sue doesn't mean you'll win. I'm sure that will go over well at Thanksgiving dinner.

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You are a prime example of what is wrong with people theses days. Nobody owes you a thing. Nobody!

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