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Re: NeedAccess -- Parent refuses to give information
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2007, 05:23:01 PM »
I know what you mean - I have the same problem. One school that applied to said that they will need copies of my parents tax forms, including the divorced parents. My Dad is a total miser and has big big big bucks in the bank, but hasn't given me a penny in years. And he's a total freak about financial information so he would never give me a copy of his taxes.

Oh and I should mention that my Mom is disabled and lives with me & my husband. When I've been in dire straits before and asked him for  money (not even a lot, maybe like 200-300 bucks) he told me he wont help me because he doesn't want to "supplement my moms income."


That sucks big time. What are you going to do? Are you even going to try for grants, then?

Well, the school that requires him to submit his information is a mega reach so I probably wont need to even go there. but I was just planning on crossing that bridge when I come to it. Worst case scenario, I'll have my Mom scream at him.

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Re: NeedAccess -- Parent refuses to give information
« Reply #21 on: February 14, 2007, 08:21:53 PM »
Well, scratch what I said earlier. He's such an a$$hole that he was just lying to me. He's not giving me *&^%.

God, I hate this man.
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Re: NeedAccess -- Parent refuses to give information
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2007, 10:29:11 PM »
Has anyone had experience with this? My stepfather (who I'm not even sure can be legally recognized as such, since he never legally adopted me) won't give his information. I've tried to persuade him, got my top choice school's financial aid office to send an e-mail answering his questions, but he still won't budge. Basically, he's a prick.

The only thing I can think of is to draft a letter stating that he refuses to give the info. and that he won't contribute anything to my education, and have the letter notarized.

Help please!

A stepfather by definition does not adopt his spouse's children.  And he doesn't have to give you his financial information.

That being said, I think your idea to draft a letter explaining you cannot obtain that information and that he won't contribute is a good one.  Just curious though...do law schools need to know parents' financial info?  I thought once a student was done with UG a parent's financial status was irrelevant.   ???

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Re: NeedAccess -- Parent refuses to give information
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2007, 11:45:11 PM »
Well, scratch what I said earlier. He's such an a$$hole that he was just lying to me. He's not giving me sh*t.

God, I hate this man.

Yeah, but at least you have a nice fallback in the case you can't get this problem sorted out (GW $$$$).



Since I was deferred (oh, sorry, "held") at CLS today, GW has become more attractive.
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Re: NeedAccess -- Parent refuses to give information
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2007, 08:07:18 PM »
What happens if you have never met one of your parents?  Presumably they are alive, but you don't know them, never knew them, don't even have their name on your birth certificate.
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Re: NeedAccess -- Parent refuses to give information
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2007, 12:15:00 AM »
What happens if you have never met one of your parents?  Presumably they are alive, but you don't know them, never knew them, don't even have their name on your birth certificate.


I have not spoken to my biological mom in years, don't even know where she is. My "step" mom who raised me all my life is the only person I put on any of my stuff.  I've had no trouble saying "Information unknown" regarding my Dad/if it asks specifically about the woman who gave birth to me.