Welcome to Intelligent Divorce

The Money and Divorce blog is brought to you by Intelligent Divorce, the new way to get fixed-fee specialist legal advice on splitting your money when you divorce.

Our blog provides illustrated practical guides for those going through the divorce process, plus news on divorce, money and family breakdown.

"I would like to let you know that I found your website so invaluable in my divorce process. I am having to represent myself due to lack of finances and I know for a fact I wouldn't have been able to do it had it not been for your fantastic website. I would recommend it to anyone who find themselves in a similar situation to me." Madeleine

2 July 2012

Proposals for parents on benefits to pay more in child support

The Government is expected to announce today that non-resident parents on benefits will have to double the amount they pay on child support - from £5 to £10 a week.

There are more than 150,000 such parents (mostly men) from whom the CSA collects child support, which it then passes onto the parent with care. 

The £10 a week charge (which is a fixed amount, regardless of how many children are involved) will be taken directly off the claimant’s benefits.

More on this story here