What is child maintenance?

Child maintenance is regular support from parents who live apart from their children. Over half a million children in the UK benefit from a family-based arrangement.


What is a family-based arrangement?

Family-based arrangements are child maintenance arrangements that parents agree between themselves. There are 5 steps to setting up a family-based arrangement.

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Got a question about child maintenance?

Have a look at these common questions about child maintenance and see if your question can be answered online.


Need separation help and support?

Help and support for separated familiesWork out what you need help with, and then find organisations in your area that offer specialist support with Sorting out Separation.

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