ISBN-13: 9781906076634 ISBN-10: 1906076634 Publication Date: 6 Aug 2012 Imprint: Child Poverty Action Group Availability: OUT OF PRINT REPLACED BY: 9781906076740 Free Stock: Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date if and when we have more information. NB: Your credit card will NOT be charged until we ship the item.
The new Child Support Handbook is fully revised and updated to give clear, practical guidance to the child support scheme as it applies in 2012/13.
The Child Support Handbook explains:
who can apply for maintenance and who has to pay
how to apply and how to withdraw an application
how maintenance is calculated
the powers of the CSA to pursue maintenance and seek information
conversions and transitional provisions
collection and enforcement, including powers to deduct money from bank accounts
challenging decisions and making complaints.
Practical examples, and tactical hints and arguments are included. Fully indexed and cross-referenced to legislation, caselaw and CSA internal guidance. The Child Support Handbook is the standard guide for parents, solicitors and other advisers, Citizens Advice Bureaux, social workers and children's charities.
“An essential aid for anyone involved with the child support system, whether as advisor, payer or recipient. It is equally accessible to the lay reader as to the professional and is quite remarkable for the clarity of its layout, the depth of its explanations and notes, and the accuracy of its content. Highly recommended.” SOLICITORS JOURNAL
“There isn’t a better source of information and advice.” COMMUNITY CARE
“It is hard to beat the CPAG guide...it is outstanding value for money. It is clearly written and easy to find your way around...invaluable for advisers.” NEW LAWJOURNAL
“The new edition of this handbook is a must for those advising parents and others… an invaluable resource when advising clients, preparing challenges to decisions and undertaking appeals work related to child support. The definitive guide to understanding the child support scheme and coping with its implications.”THE ADVISER
“Each edition is always better…(it) leaves everything I have seen in its wake.” FAMILY LAW