The parent with most care of the children can usually collect child support from the ex-partner, with Government assistance
We help you work out what payment obligations exist and how to understand them in the overall scheme of a property settlement and financial separation.
There are CSA calculators to help you estimate child support payments you would receive. Sometimes the amount can be increased, for example to include school fees.
Child Support is an Australia-wide parent-to-parent compulsory payment system, calculated to factor in varying degrees of care and support provided by parents and carers of children. The paying parent’s declared tax assessed income is used as a basis of payment calculation.