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Child maintenance service charges

Find out what the CMS will do for you, whether you have to pay an application fee and when other charges could apply.

£4bn of child maintenance owed for children in single parent families

Our new report, Missing maintenance, examines child maintenance debt collection.

Child maintenance

The child maintenance system is changing. Find out how it might affect you.

Life as a single dad

David talks about raising two children alone and his advice for other dads.

5 key things

Five things to help you prepare for the move to Universal Credit

Renew your tax credits

Renewal packs should have arrived - make sure you renew to continue receiving payments.

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