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Could you let me know if I am entitled to the child benefit

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Could you let me know if I am entitled to the child benefit that my ex wife claimed for my son who was living with me at the time.He lived with me from January 2008 until September 2011.Many thanks. Chris Cottrell
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
I will do my best to assist you but I will need some further information first.
Did you say that you were told that you could make a retrospective claim?
Why did you not make a claim at the time?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I wanted to make every effort to keep to things as calm as possible. My ex wife was not emigrating to NZ at that time. She and her partner have some how managed to obtain a long term business visa which the children wanted to be included on this. My ex wife has sold her house last week so the move to NZ is imminent. I would like to have as much financial backing so that I am able to have as much contact with my children.

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
I understand that but need to know if they said you could make a Retrospective claim at all?
When did you speak to them?
Claire