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Child Maintenance Specialist

How will the Child Maintenance Service treat the other parent’s dividends? - 27 May 2016

It is often the case that self employed business owners will arrange to be paid a salary at or around …

Child maintenance and court orders for financial support of children - 15 April 2016

When can you apply to the court for financial support of children? There is a statutory system in the UK …

Child Maintenance for High Earners – Going Beyond the Formula - 24 December 2015

This is the second part of my analysis of Mr Justice Mostyn’s decision in the appeal of TW and TM …

Child Maintenance Orders made in Court - 9 November 2015

The case of TW & TM (minors) is an interesting judgement of Mr Justice Mostyn in the High Court, deciding …

Childcare Costs – A Note on Tax Credits, Childcare Vouchers and the new Tax Free Scheme - 8 August 2015

There is a new childcare tax break on the horizon: Tax-Free Childcare was announced by the Coalition government and was …

Keeping it in the family - 8 April 2015

Does anyone recognise family based arrangements for child maintenance? For those who have been within the statutory child maintenance scheme, …

Time is a healer – unless you prosper - 30 March 2015

This month we saw the extraordinary facts of the case called Wyatt v Vince [2015] UKSC14 hit the headlines when …

Where has everyone gone? - 18 February 2015

Latest statistics published today suggest that people may not be getting over extra hurdles put between them and challenging their statutory …