In difficult economic times for young people, the availability of financial support for children beyond the age of receipt of child support is often overlooked. A parent anguished by the failure of the other parent to help out a child through university, for example, can seek advice about financial orders under the Children Act. An adult child can directly instruct a solicitor when at University or college.
Stonehewer Moss family law can advise about child finance law, will negotiate with your ex partner or parent and has the experience needed to represent you if a decision by a judge in court is needed.
Michael Brennan has over 20 years experience in this area and is an advanced member of the Law Society family panel. He is accredited as a specialist by Resolution, the family lawyers organization.
The Children Act can be used for financial orders about younger children in certain circumstances, including income payments for disabled children, lump sum payments and property purchases under trust if the other parent has the ability to pay.
When separated from the other parent, child support is payable. We recommend you go to the child support calculator at the YouGov website.