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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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Hi Clare my daughter is 18 years old and has just started university.

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Hi Clare my daughter is 18 years old and has just started university. I am currently pay her mother 15% of my salary. When will I be able to stop paying?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Do you pay via the CSA or a Court Order - or voluntarily?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Voluntarily. I have 3 children. A 24 year old boy who lives with his mom. A 22 year old daughter who lives with me and a 18 year old now at uni. When the children were younger I was pay 25% of may salary, then it was 20% and now it is 15%. I earn around £400 net per week.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

Hi

You can stop paying the mother immediately.

Your daughter has a potential claim against you if she can show that her income from all sources does not meet her reasonable needs - but she would not get as much as you are currently paying her mother

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details

Clare

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