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Hi, thank you for your question. Was the order agreed by consent or not?
Thank you - is it a government approved training/apprenticeship course? (for example :
Thank you. You will not be able to overturn the order as it was agreed by consent. However, if he is no longer in education or a government approved training course then the mother would not be entitled to child maintenance. Furthermore, if your income has reduced or arrangements have changed then you can submit a child maintenance application to the CMS and their decision will supersede the consent order clause regarding child maintenance.
If you are able to confirm your gross taxable income per year and the amount of time he stays overnight with you (on average each week), and how many other children are in your care I can provide your legal liability so that you can compare with the amount in the order.
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If you were to apply to the CMS their decision will state that there is no child maintenance liability if he is not on an approved training course, and this decision will supersede the consent order
Yes, the CMS has replaced the CSA (see here: https://www.gov.uk/child-maintenance/overview)
An approved government training course can include a training course or an apprenticeship - see more details here: https://www.gov.uk/child-benefit-16-19
If it was made prior to 6 April 2002 then it cannot be superseded
Please see here: http://www.marilynstowe.co.uk/2011/05/20/avoid-the-csa-consider-a-contractual-solution-by-guest-blogger-james-thornton/