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Under Scottish law, if a child aged 24 elects to do a 3 year

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Under Scottish law, if a child aged 24 elects to do a 3 year PhD, does the parent's obligation for financial support stop when that child reaches the age of 25, or continue until the PhD is completed in 3 years time?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

The liability to aliment a child ceases when the child is 25, not when the course finishes.

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