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Child Maintenance Calculator

If you're trying to find out how much child maintenance you or your ex-partner can expect to pay, then look no further. Cordell & Cordell's child maintenance calculator will help to give you an estimated cost.

Age 1 of 4

How old are you?

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Income 2 of 4

What is your weekly gross income?

This figure should be before Tax and National Insurance is taken but after pension contributions have been deducted.
Please note there is an income cap of £3,000 per week. Any income above this amount will not be taken into account.
£ Input cannot be empty

Do you get any of the below benefits?

In Scotland, this also includes: Skillseekers training, War Widow's, Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's Pension.
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Contribution-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance
  • State Pension
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Training Allowance
  • Armed Forces Compensation Scheme payments
  • War Disablement Pension
  • Bereavement Allowance
  • Carer's Allowance
  • Maternity Allowance
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Widowed Parent's Allowance
  • Widow's pension
  • Universal Credit with no earned income
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Children 3 of 4

How many children are you paying child maintenance for?

If children are from different partners, make a separate calculation for each.

How many other children live in your household?

Excluding the child you are paying maintenance for.
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Shared Care 4 of 4

On average, how many nights a year do your children stay overnight with you?

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Not eligible

Based on your answers no child maintenance is due.

This is because you are not eligible to pay child maintenance.

Contact a legal professional for further information on child maintenance.

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No amount to pay

Based on your answers no child maintenance is due.

This is because you are receiving benefits, have a gross weekly income less than £7 or have shared care of your child(ren).

This calculator provides an estimate. The exact amount the Child Maintenance Service would calculate might be different. Contact a legal professional for further information on child maintenance.

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Amount to pay:
£
0.00

Based on your answers the child maintenance payment is £0.00 per week.

This is the total weekly amount that needs to be paid, not the amount per child. You don't have to pay an application fee if you're in Northern Ireland.

Depending on how you arrange your child maintenance, fees may be added to this amount.

This calculator provides an estimate. The exact amount the Child Maintenance Service would calculate might be different. Contact a legal professional for further information on child maintenance.

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