Child support or child maintenance is the financial support to help towards your child’s everyday living expenses. One of the biggest worries for separating parents is the impact of their separation on their children and concerns about payment amounts and arrangements can be a significant source of stress.

We understand how important it is for you to know that you have the right arrangement in place, and that this can help to reduce any tension in your relationship as parents.

We advise about all aspects of child maintenance at our offices in Whickham and Cramlington, whether you are the parent with care, non-resident parent or where there is a shared care arrangement. This includes situations where it may be appropriate for maintenance to be paid above the usual level by a parent of sufficient means, such as for educational expenses or where a child has a disability.