We review a statue of the Child Support Act 1991 and remark on the difficulty for lawyers in interpreting Parliament’s intentions when the words don’t make sense.
With Scots increasingly holidaying abroad we discuss a few example scenarios illustrating how international family law is a rapidly growing area of practice.
It can come as a surprise to some people that when the Child Support Agency/Child Maintenance Service tries to enforce their calculation against an individual through the court, then no-one – not even the sheriff – is allowed to challenge the accuracy of the maintenance calculation, despite the long history of child support calculations being inaccurate.
Shared care and Child Support and Maintenance: It is not generally realised that there are child support implications of an equal shared care regime.
Steve Webb, the Minister in charge of child support announced the introduction of charges to child support applications. The information given was wrong.