Withholding Child Maintenance Is Financial Abuse

Financial abuse can last long after a relationship ends. Click on the picture to find out more about why non-payment of child maintenance is a form of financial abuse.

Withholding child maintenance is financial abuse. Abusive relationships are difficult to escape and can leave victims with physical and emotional scars long after they end. Some kinds of abusive relationships, however, persist long afterwards; in fact, they begin when the original relationship ends. Financial abuse is a form of domestic abuse which can manifest itself in several ways – usually, […]

Continue Reading

Is Your Ex Dodging Child Maintenance By Not Declaring Income? Tell The Minister!

Is your former partner not declaring income in order to avoid paying child maintenance? One of the things you must do is write to the minister responsible for the Child Maintenance Service. Find out more here.

Is Your Ex Dodging Child Maintenance By Not Declaring Income? Tell The Minister! UPDATE: The new minister responsible for the Child Maintenance Service is Caroline DineageĀ – contact her through her website. Is your ex simply not declaring income to avoid child maintenance? Are the CMS and HMRC doing everything they can to investigate? Probably not. There are so many others […]

Continue Reading

Maintenance Matters

Maintenance Matters by Homely Economics

Why maintenance matters: I recently found out about Gingerbread’s campaign, Maintenance Matters, and of course I had to learn more. Here’s a copy of the letter I wrote via Gingerbread’s website. It’s adapted slightly from their stock letter; if you want to write your MP but don’t know what to say, the letter here does the hard work for you. […]

Continue Reading