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going to university, I will be giving her some cash direct every month outside of any consent order
Fulltime education is generally non advanced education.
education.Non-advanced education is generally classed as a level, not University, butthere are some further education courses which are not classed as advanced.Full-time courses can be as little as 12 hours perweek.
Advanced educationcourses include: a degree, Diplomaof Higher Education (DHE), NVQ level 4 or above, BTEC Higher NationalCertificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND), teacher training'Non-advanced'education includesthe following: GCSEs, A levelsNVQ/SVQ level 1, 2 or 3, BTEC National Diploma, National Certificate and 1stDiploma, SCE higher grade or similar
If this was CSA it would finish at 20 or end of full time education (it used tobe 19) to take account of the fact that children go to uni.
After that age the child can make achildren's act application to claim support from both parents while at uni.
My suggestion would be to get yr solicitor to write to her telling her that under theterms of the court order, maintenance was payable until aged 18 or until yourchild left full-time education.
As the child has now left full-time education and is it going toattend university, from now on, you will pay the money directly to the child.It should head off her rushing to court although there is no longer any legalaid for this and she may think twice if she has to pay the legal costs
Whatever you do, don't simply stop without warning.
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Was more interested in the exact interpretation of " shall end on the later of the children respectivley reaching the age of 18 or ceasing full time secondary education."
I have given you the definition of full time education. Aged 18 is obvious.
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