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Hi, thanks for your question. Please confirm where in the UK you and your son are. Please also confirm if his apprenticeship is one listed here: https://www.gov.uk/child-benefit-16-19
Thank you for confirming. If the apprenticeship is a government approved course (one of the ones listed on this website: https://www.gov.uk/child-benefit-16-19 ) then you will be liable for child maintenance to be paid directly to the main carer until he turns 20. After 20 you will be able to pay maintenance directly to him.
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