School fees: Making sacrifices

Kathryn Mason considers the courts’ jurisdiction to order the payment of school fees, and the factors that will be taken into account ‘The CMS will not take payments made in respect of school fees orders into account in relation to a maintenance assessment.’ One of the largest expenses associated with a child is often the …
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Cases Referenced

  • DB v CMEC [2010] UKUT 356 (AAC)
  • MR v Secretary of State & anor [2014] UKUT 198 (AAC)
  • R (on the application of Green) v Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions [2010] EWHC 1278 (Admin)
  • Re P (a child) (financial provision) [2003] EWCA Civ 837
  • T v T (Financial Provision: Private Education) [2005] EWHC 2119 (Fam)
  • WD v HD [2015] EWHC 1547 (Fam)