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Child support is money paid by parents who do not live with their children, or who share care with someone else.
What child support is, who can get it and the different kinds of arrangements you can use.
Being eligible for child support depends on whether your children qualify for child support, whether the other parent can be made liable and the amount of care you provide.
We can manage your child support payments through a formula assessment or voluntary agreement, or you can sort out your own payments through a private agreement with the other parent or non-parent carer.
Child support responsibilities, estimating your income and court orders.
When your child support automatically stops and when you need to cancel it.
You can apply for a review, objection or exemption when you think we have something wrong or you cannot pay.
Find out how to apply for child support and make payments if a receiving carer or liable parent is living in another country.
New Zealand's participation in the Hague Convention collection of unpaid child support is delayed.
You'll receive your payment on your usual day. The time may be different.
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