Published: 7 May 2014
A new child maintenance tool kit has been released online by the Department of Work and Pensions to provide organisations and child maintenance clients with the latest information about changes to child maintenance and to aid the phasing out of the old Child Support Agency (CSA) system.
The DWP say that the new tool kit is in response to "the views of many of our stakeholders, who asked for tools and information to be available online".
The new Child Maintenance Tool Kit will include information about the wider issues that affect separated parents, including debt management advice and legal rights, practical guides to help separating couples deal with a range of separation issues and information on how to arrange child maintenance through the new Child Maintenance Service (CMS).
It also includes tools and information which explains what will happen when CSA arrangements start to come to an end.
The tool kit has been broken down into 5 main areas of interest:
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