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WWYD? CSA arrears payment?

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NotaDisneyMum Fri 29-Mar-13 13:17:06

The CSA have finally sorted out DPs CSA assessment based on his first job after 12 months of unemployment- it's taken 4 months, during which time ex hasn't been receiving anything (despite DP suggesting they enter into a private arrangement, when he was unemployed, she insisted on sticking with the CSA so that "she gets what she is entitled to".
There is an arrears to pay - which DP can negotiate to pay off in instalments or pay as a lump-sum (on my credit card which we'll pay off over a few months).

I've suggested that he ask his ex which she would prefer him to do - whether she wants the lump sum, or would prefer a bit more every month for the next few months.

Has anyone else involved their DSC mum in this decision?

IneedAsockamnesty Sat 30-Mar-13 21:47:17


Instalments will probably be better for her as well.

But can I just say (I'm sure it was you unless I'm mixing you up with another poster of I am I'm sorry.) but I have been massively impressed at how much you have changed the way you think about the ex,its really very positive ad I admire you greatly for making that effort flowers

ivykaty44 Sat 30-Mar-13 22:37:45

olibean - are all the facts in this thread?

NotaDisneyMum Sun 31-Mar-13 12:42:35

ivy I'm pretty sure all the facts are there - although some posters are obviously unfamiliar with the CSA maintenance procedures and therefore assumed that I owed the arrears.
Hopefully, that misunderstanding has been resolved now smile

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