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Calculating child maintenance | nidirect

Setting up child maintenance

Charging | nidirect

Charging will be introduced in Spring 2014 to encourage more parents to think about working together to arrange child maintenance instead of using Child Maintenance Service or the courts. It doesn't cost parents money ...

Financial help for lone parents | nidirect

If you are bringing up a child as a lone parent you may be entitled to some financial help

How to apply for child maintenance | nidirect

To make an application to the child maintenance service you first have to contact child maintenance choices

Child maintenance when parents live abroad | nidirect

Find out how child maintenance works when the paying parent lives outside the UK