Although cases of family allowances often concern the “caring” parent or the “non-resident parent”, in practice there are many other domestic regulations that are not covered by these two definitions. One such situation is “shared care”, where more than one person is caring for a child or child, but these people live in separate houses. If the number of nights of shared care changes, simply let CMS know if the change affects the shared care band used to reduce child maintenance in the table below. Many parents still feel that they are still entitled to some form of alimony, even if there is 50/50 support. In the past, it was customary for the best salary to still pay for help to children, we recognize this and we help parents understand the new rules and the new approach to common parenting. The test used here is that of the same day care. This implies the general care of the child, shared equally and not only where he spends the night. Parents who have been able to reach an agreement to entrust each other with the care of their child on this scale will be much better able to choose among themselves how to meet their child`s financial needs. The Child Maintenance Service takes into account the number of children for whom the paying parent must pay for the maintenance of the child.
These include all other children living with them and all arrangements made directly for other children. Few people know that the way child maintenance is now with Shared Care has changed in recent times. Until recently, even though a court order was in effect, the CSA based its decision on what the PWC said or what actually happened. Well, if a court decision or other formal agreement, for example, there is a signed agreement drawn up by legal representatives on both sides, this will be the joint support allowed in the assessment. If one of the parties asserts that this does not correspond to the reality of the situation, they must correctly modify their consent or order, and then the CSA will modify the assessment to reflect the updated order. The Child Maintenance Service (CMS) will ask both parents to provide formal, informal or oral evidence of any agreement they have reached regarding joint care. CMS also accepts a court order defining the details of common care. The parent who does not have day-to-day care (the “paying parent”) pays the parent or the person who does so (the “receiving parent”) the child`s support. If the parents share custody, the one who has most of the custody is the one who has the right to the maintenance of the children. If the shared care is completely identical, the person who concerns the family allowances can apply to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).
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