2.10 Suspending & Ending Assessments

Introduction

This chapter contains information about how the liability to pay child support can be suspended when the parents reconcile. If the parents remain reconciled for 6 months the assessment will be ended.

This chapter also contains information about how a person entitled to receive child support can elect to end the assessment. Approval to end the assessment may be required from the Secretary of the department. Information about other terminating events which end an assessment is also included.

WA ex-nuptial cases

The information in this chapter applies to WA-ex nuptial children. See 1.4.3 for details of the date from which various provisions had effect.

In this chapter

This chapter contains the following sections:
Last reviewed: 14 August 2017