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Thank you for your patience. If she is resident with you half the time and he has her half the time and whilst with her he takes care of all needs to include clothing, any payments needed for clubs and extra curricular activities, such that you are not incurring any more financial cost towards her than him then he is right. You would be entitled to child maintenance where you are the parent the child resides with and you meet her day to day costs and the child only has some contact but not 50/50 with the other parent.
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You are welcome. It is rare that two people can share residency, and costs of living and all that a child needs 50/50 but you appear to be saying that is what is now happening. IF all that is happening is she is going there for half the time but you are still catering for her financial needs, for example buying clothes, uniforms etc then you can insist that he continues to pay child maintenance. But if you are sharing everything equally what stops him from claiming child maintenance from you if you think about it.
Hi, based on your last message, you are clearly not 50/50 on her living costs and as such submit your claim with the Child Maintenance Service and they will deal with requesting payment from him and they can also back date the payments. IF he does not honour the request for payment from CMS then you have a right to take him to court for enforcement.