What is child maintenance and how can it be arranged?

It’s regular support from parents living apart from their children. Currently half a million children in the UK benefit from a family-based arrangement.


Got a question about child maintenance?

Have a look at our FAQs for information about setting up a child maintenance arrangement and how child maintenance options can help you.


Sorting out separation

Help and support for separated familiesWork out what you need help with, and then find organisations that offer specialist support on the issues affecting you as a separated parent.

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