This leaflet explains how the Child Maintenance Service works out how much child maintenance a paying parent must pay.
Ref: ISBN 978-1-78153-147-1, CMSB007GB PDF, 370KB, 48 pages
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A step-by-step guide to how child maintenance is worked out by the Child Maintenance Service. It tells you the information used and the things that can affect how it’s worked out.
You will only get a printed copy of this guidance from the Child Maintenance Service if they are dealing with your case. If this applies to you and you’ve not received your copy, please contact the Child Maintenance Service.
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Phone 0345 266 8792
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This leaflet is available in Welsh and in Braille.
Published: 18 February 2013
Updated: 30 June 2014
- Published updated leaflet with the latest guidance about child maintenance.
- Updated PDF (April 2013)
- Body text updated so style matches other docs in Child Maintenance guidance series. Title changed to clarify that this is the CMS, not CSA.
- First published.