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Maintenance Payments from NRP how can I get him to pay something ? Anything !!

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The problem with the CSA is that if he at college he doesnt legally have to contribute, even if he works.

I think I'm going to suggest he pays at least £10 a week, I think thats achievable and would help out a lot.

ModeratelyObvious Sat 07-Sep-13 12:18:46

Collaborate, he is earning - in part time jobs.

HappyMummyOfOne Sat 07-Sep-13 11:03:11

If he will have a couple of part time jobs and you work part time then i dont see the problem. You both sound similar re job situations. He will pay 15% of his earnings if you are with the CSA.

racmun Fri 06-Sep-13 15:55:45

As on your other thread the girlfriend isn't responsible and the csa will take a percentage of his earnings, which is 0 if he earns 0.

He may be an irresponsible twat etc etc, but he is you child's father and unfortunately your child's lifestyle etc is dependent on parent's income which in his father's case is nothing.

It's a bit like if he lost his job lifestyle would have to adapt.

Sorry if it sounds harsh its just the truth.

Right yes thanks, so there really is nothing I can do

Collaborate Fri 06-Sep-13 15:35:18

CSA maintenance is based on income alone, so if his income goes up in smoke, so does your maintenance.

You could apply for a lump sum order through the courts, but they can be expensive, and you'd need to be able to target a particular fund of capital and tie that in to a particular need.

Hi, Just looking for some legal advice from someone who knows about maintenance payments ?

Exp Ds's dad has decided to leave work and go to college, his girlfriend will be supporting him mainly and he will have a couple of part time jobs. He has said that he will pay nothing.

To be honest if he had been upfront ages ago and warned us in advance etc etc we might have been sympathetic however he has basically toold us on teh day he enroled in college and only because I asked if there was anything wrong.

I had to go to the CSA 5 years ago when he first left and didnt pay so he doesnt think twice that there is anything wrong with not supporting his son.

I really want to make him contribute something, anything at all does anyone have any ideas at all about how to make this happen ?

I work part time 4 days and my Dp works full time and has supported my son when I wasn't working.

Thank you in advance for any advice

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