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Good morning and thanks for your question. I'm not able to respond until later but I will come back to you with a response today. Kind regards, Peter
Thanks for your patience.
Can you confirm for me why you are paying more CM than you should be - is the CMS involved or is this a private arrangement?
There is a presumption that both parents will contribute towards costs of bringing up children, but this does not necessarily extend to you having to foot the bill for summer camps - unless they fall during your time of the summer holidays of course.
The only legally enforceable way to make you contribute is by applying for a court order - at which point your CM payments would also most likely be looked at and reduced in line with the contact you actually have - or at least the case would be referred to the CMS.
You can't be held to ransom over threats of withholding contact - the issues of financial support and contact are not tied together legally.
I hope this assists?
My pleasure, kind regards.