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    Hello i am applying for my student finance and i have a problem with the Question "the main reason for not living with my parents." I am currently living with my legal guardian however my primary parent my dad has been dead for 2 years and i have been estranged from my mum since i was 5 and there is no chance of this changing So my question is what answer should i pick out of
    1.The parent who would normally support my student finance application has died
    2.I live with my legal guardian
    3.I'm irreconcilably estranged from my parents
    Thank you
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    (Original post by daleblackburn)
    Hello i am applying for my student finance and i have a problem with the Question "the main reason for not living with my parents." I am currently living with my legal guardian however my primary parent my dad has been dead for 2 years and i have been estranged from my mum since i was 5 and there is no chance of this changing So my question is what answer should i pick out of
    1.The parent who would normally support my student finance application has died
    2.I live with my legal guardian
    3.I'm irreconcilably estranged from my parents
    Thank you
    HI Daleblackburn,

    For this question, I'd recommend selecting option 3. To reassure you though, when applying for student finance as an independent student under one of these criteria, we will request evidence. As long as you can provide the evidence, the answer here isn't quite as important.

    With regards to evidence, we'd require evidence that you're estranged from your mother (for example, a letter from a social worker/doctor/teacher etc... explaining the situation) and your fathers death certificate (apologies for any difficulty this could cause).

    I hope this information helps.

    Kind regards,

    John.
 
 
 
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