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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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my daughter moved in with me and and wife when she left school

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my daughter moved in with me and and wife when she left school in may this year
we mananged to get her a apprenticeship soon after doing hair etc
but she lost this recently beacuse she was late etc had time off and simply didnot wanted to work
she has since decided to move back to her mums and will be attending college doing a 2 year full time course in health and social at nvq level
since she has moved back i have been asked to start paying maintence again
but my question is do i have to and if so how long for ??
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  familylawexpert replied 4 years ago.
Hello,

My name is Mac and I will be able to help you with your question. First, I need to ask for some more information.

1. How old is your daughter?
2. When did she start an apprenticeship? (and when leave it)?
3. When did she move back in with her mum?
4. What is your income (after tax)?
5. When you say you have been asked to pay maintenance again, is it a letter from the CSA?
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare and I will do my best to help you.
I am afraid that you remain liable to pay Child. Maintenance so long as your child is under 20 and in full time Secondary Education. - and the course she is on does count as that I am afraid
The fact that she lived with you for a while and tried an apprenticeship does not change this.
I am sorry to give bad news - please ask if you need further details
Clare