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My daughter has just turned 18 and lives with her mother. I

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My daughter has just turned 18 and lives with her mother. I currently pay an agreed figure of £120 per month to her mother (now divorced). Legally does that change now she is eighteen?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.

If it is CSA rates not court order it ends at 19 or when she leaves full time noin advanced education.

CSA child maintenance is payable till the children reach 19 years old or
leave full-time non-advanced education. Non-advanced education is generally
classed as a level, not University, but there are some further education
courses which are not classed as advanced. Full-time courses can be as little
as 12 hours per week.

education courses include: a degree,Diploma of Higher
Education (DHE), NVQ level 4 or above, BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC)
or Higher National Diploma (HND), teacher

'Non-advanced' education includes
the following: GCSEs, A levels

NVQ/SVQ level 1, 2 or 3, BTEC National Diploma, National Certificate and 1st
Diploma, SCE higher grade or similar


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