How to get declared independent for US Federal Student Aid and not report parents’ incomes

Disclaimer: Consult with financial aid officers before submitting paperwork and consult an attorney’s office before filing with a court. . For US Federal Student Aid, you must provide both of your parents’ incomes unless you can get an override (extremely rare) or can be considered independent. In order to get declared independent, you must be able to answer Yes to one of these questions: Will you be 24 or older by Dec. 31 of the…