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CHILD SUPPORT: A change for the worse

14 September 2017  

Vanessa McMurtrie and Catherine Poleykett comment on the decision in Green v Adams and the interaction between applications under Sch 1 to the Children Act 1989 and maintenance assessments

Since its inception in the early 1990s, the legislation surrounding the payment of child support from a non-resident parent has been a thorn in the side of family lawyers and the government alike. The decision in Green v Adams [2017] serves to highlight the ongoing limitations in the statutory scheme.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Green v Adams [2017] EWFC 24; [2017] EWFC 52

    Hazeltine Corporation v International Computers Ltd [1980] FSR 521

Last modified on 14 September 2017