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Child maintenance in a widget

Help and support for separated familiesSorting Out Separation is a new web application from the UK Government, which is being distributed as what is known as a "widget" through a range of family web sites.

The aim is to provide support to the 300,000 families who separate in Britain each year, covering everything from how to avoid a separation to coping with the emotional impact of breaking up, accessing legal or housing support and arranging child maintenance.

While Families Need Fathers Scotland welcomes this new service, a first look at the site indicates that it hasn't fully recognised the different structures and organisations in Scotland and when a Scottish option is included it is listed as a variant.

UK web sites such as the CAB Adviceguide recognise the differences throughout and flag them up right from the opening page.

But we can report that it was fairly easy to embed in our web site - try it out for yourself on our support page.