About the Child Maintenance Service: leaflet

This leaflet explains what the Child Maintenance Service does.


About the Child Maintenance Service

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The Child Maintenance Service works out, collects and pays out child maintenance payments on behalf of some separated parents in England, Wales and Scotland. This leaflet gives more detail about what we do, including:

  • what child maintenance is
  • how you can arrange to pay or receive it
  • how we work out child maintenance

Find out more about child maintenance.

Child maintenance leaflets in other formats

This leaflet is available in Welsh, Braille and in print.

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Published 1 November 2013