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Child Maintenance

Most Child Maintenance cases are set up within a month. It can take longer if there is a problem with contacting the paying parent. Once your case is set up: - can manage your case online - need to report any changes to your circumstances, for example changes to your employment , benefits or people who live with you - you can ask someone else to deal with your Child Maintenance case for you The first payment is usually made within 6 weeks of making payment arrangements (if the contact details for the paying parent are known)

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