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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 ...

Family-based child maintenance arrangements | nidirect

Find out how a family-based arrangement differs from a statutory arrangement set up by the Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Service (CMS)

Child maintenance when parents live abroad | nidirect

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

The annual review - how it works | nidirect

We want to make sure that the right amount of child maintenance is paid by the paying parent to the receiving parent.That's why we look again every year at the paying parent's income, benefits and other circumstances. ...