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Clare
Clare, Solicitor
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My court order for child support states that it is based on

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My court order for child support states that it is based on my P60, i.e. historical earnings. I have now left my job due to a dispute. I will pay a proportion of my compensation to my ex wife in accordnace with the order, but going forward, I will be unable to meet the amount based on prior years earnings. Do I need to apply to the court to vary the original order?
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 17 days ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you

You gave two choices - you can either apply to the court for a downward variation - or you can apply to the CMS for an assessment which would replace the Court Order completely (provided the order is more than 12 months old)

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details