When you’re deciding to separate, what to do next may be overwhelming. You can start by updating your details with us.
After separation, you’ll need to work out arrangements for your children. This includes finances, property and learning about child support.
You should also check to see what payments you can get. After you separate, you may be able to get different payments or the amount you get may change.
You may need to arrange child support. You can start a new case easily online.
While you’re dealing with these important things, you’ll also have practical tasks to do. Our guide for newly separated parents can help with what else you may want to do.
Use this guide if you’re newly separated. It has a list of tasks you may want to do or consider when going through separation.
It’s important to update your details with us if you get a payment. This is so we pay you the right amount.
We can provide separated parents support and information to help with their family situation.