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    Child Support after A level exams end? Timing
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    • 13th Feb 18, 8:25 PM
    Child Support after A level exams end? Timing 13th Feb 18 at 8:25 PM
    Hi, having paid continuous CMS payment for my now 18 year old son, I recognise that my legal obligation for payment ends, as he leaves full time education(A Levels) , he plans to go to to university(further education) in September all being well.
    His last exam is June 17th 2018.
    My ex wife refuses to talk to me about any such matter regards my want to continue support for his university journey- this would not be to her directly but of course to my son or for example his landlord?.
    My question is, to process(the law) do I consider the 17th June date as final payment to my ex wife given he has left full time education- this seem reasonable to me but what is my legal obligation?
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    • By jimd-f 14th Feb 18, 7:49 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 7:49 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 7:49 AM
    even with his last exam in june he is still classed as being in education until at least the first week in september as child benefit will still be in payment until that time.
    until then it is not deemed a final decision as to whether he will go to university or would continue in full time education has been made and the situation re whether child benefit continues is resolved.
    if he goes to college instead of university you could still have to pay until he is 20.
    so the short answer is that you cannot stop payments in june.
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