p. 2267. Child Support
- N V Lowe, N V LoweEmeritus Professor of Law at Cardiff University
- G Douglas, G DouglasProfessor of Law at King’s College London
- E HitchingsE HitchingsProfessor in Family Law at University of Bristol
- and R TaylorR TaylorAssociate Professor of Law at University of Oxford and Fellow in Law at Exeter College, Oxford
This chapter considers the law governing parents’ duty to provide financial support for their children. It discusses the key features of the child support regime and then examines the residual role of the courts to make financial provision orders for children. It also discusses private agreements between parents.