Financial provision

Child maintenance is regular, reliable financial support that helps towards a child's everyday living costs. The parent who doesn't have the main day-to-day care of the child pays child maintenance to the parent with the main day-to-day care.

As a guide to the procedure of claiming maintenance, you should read this section completely before starting an application. 

information for applicants

information for respondents

Page last updated on 26 March 2018