Article Tag: The Child Maintenance Service

Introducing the new child maintenance charges

The Child Support Agency (CSA) will soon be abolished and nearly a million existing cases will be closed. Parents will then have no alternative but to make an application to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) and there will be a £20 application fee to access the CMS with a charge of 4% made for collection charges…. Read more »

Important Child Support Agency changes

Since December 2012 the Department for Work and Pensions, Child Maintenance Group, have been testing the new system and are confident that the new scheme works well. They are preparing to open the Child Maintenance Service to all new statutory applications in the next few weeks. From that point the CSA will no longer accept… Read more »