DWP issues guidance on child maintenance

The Department for Work & Pensions has today issued two pieces of guidance relating to the new child maintenance scheme.

Firstly, there is guidance regarding how and when they will end liabilities under the 1993 and 2003 schemes. This guidance can be found here.

Secondly, there is guidance explaining how they will decide if a victim of domestic violence or abuse is exempt from the proposed Child Maintenance Service application fee. This guidance can be found here.