If you and your partner cannot agree how to pay for raising your children, you can contact the CSA.
Either you or your partner can apply to the CSA, who will carry out an assessment and make a decision about how much either parent should contribute by way of maintenance payments.
The general rates of maintenance are:
These are only the general rates, and they can vary based on circumstances.
For example, suppose a father is making maintenance payments on the basis that the children are living with their mother.
If the children stay with their father every weekend for example, the general rate of maintenance he has to pay may be reduced to reflect that.