Child Support Problems? Then let us help you.
Durham Legal Services is a company that has at its heart families from all over the UK affected by the Child Maintenance (formally the CSA). The team at Durham Legal Services is headed by Mike Smith. Mike is one of the country’s leading experts in the Child Support Act. Having read Law at Durham University, he founded Durham Legal Services in 1996, going on to represent many parents all the way through to Upper Tribunal level. In doing so, Mike has been instrumental in the shaping of Child Support law.
Here are our top frequently asked questions.
Q. I don’t live in Durham - can you still help me?
A. Yes. Our initial appointments are via the telephone so we can deal with anyone, anywhere. We also attend appeal hearings throughout the UK.
Q. Can I get Legal Aid?
A. No. Legal Aid is not available for child support cases and this is the main reason why we introduced the £35.00 legal advice vouchers scheme. This way, people can get affordable quality legal advice on any CSA issue.
Q. Are there any other costs for your services?
A. We offer a number of other hands-on services where we manage your case. There are extra charges for this service but we always assess the case to ensure it’s cost effective for you. If you do instruct us, we have a fixed fee system with flexible terms
Q. What do I get for my money?
A. You get quality legal assistance from experienced lawyers and support staff who have worked in the field of child support for many years. The case management service can begin the same day you contact us.
To book your appointment either email your details direct to us via our contact page or contact us on 01207 693966
Legal Advice Voucher.
There are two ways to purchase your £35.00 legal advice voucher.
1. You can contact us directly during normal office hours. We can take payment via your debit/credit card and make an appointment for you there and then.
Durham Legal Services Voucher Line: 01207 693966
2. You can pay via PayPal by clicking on the PayPal button below. Please note you do not need to have a PayPal account to use this service.
As the United Kingdom's leading Child Support Specialists, we are so confident not only about the advice we offer but the standard of that advice, that we give the following guarantee:
If you purchase an advice voucher and we can't answer your child support or child maintenance question, we will refund your voucher fee in full, no questions asked.
Free CSA Calculator.
The CSA has now been replaced by the new Child Maintenance Service (CMS). In April 2014 it will begin to introduce a charge to use their service. Footprint Aftercare is a free service which has the lets you arrange your maintenance without the new charges. Work out your CSA3 payment here. www.privateagreement.co.uk