Profile Query

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Profile Questions

What costs arise in your state for the applicant when obtaining a maintenance decision, including appeal procedures? Please include all costs arising in practice (e.g., court costs, fees for an administrative authority, costs for experts, legal costs).
How does the Central Authority in your state facilitate service of documents domestically?
Can your state accept an application and related documents transmitted by electronic means?
What can be included in a child maintenance decision?
How does the Central Authority in your state encourage amicable solutions with a view to obtaining voluntary payment of maintenance, where suitable by use of mediation, conciliation, or similar processes?
In what circumstances can child maintenance end before the normal duration?
How does the Central Authority in your state facilitate the collection and expeditious transfer of maintenance payments?
What actions does your state take to reduce the costs and fees associated with international payment processing?