It has been reported that as of December 2017 there were 866,700 cases managed by the Child Support Agency and 40,000 cases have been closed in the last three months through the case closure process.

The Child Maintenance Service are encouraging parents to try and reach a voluntary arrangement between themselves or if they have difficulties in reaching an agreement then to apply through the Child Maintenance Service.

If you need advice on Child Maintenance the family team at Dutton Gregory are able to assist