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    • wilsosu
    • By wilsosu 6th Feb 18, 2:53 PM
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    CMS Tribunal
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    • 6th Feb 18, 2:53 PM
    CMS Tribunal 6th Feb 18 at 2:53 PM
    Hi
    I am due to attend a CMS tribunal in Aug 18. My ex is self employed and claims he earns minimum wage and therefore I have requested a tribunal to understand the true amount he earns and have fair maintenance payments for his 2 children.


    As anyone had experience of these tribunals as I don't know what to expect.


    Does anyone have an idea of how he could be diverting income?


    Would I need representation as my ex will more than likely have some.


    Thank you
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    • Comms69
    • By Comms69 6th Feb 18, 5:30 PM
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    • 6th Feb 18, 5:30 PM
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    • 6th Feb 18, 5:30 PM
    Hi
    I am due to attend a CMS tribunal in Aug 18. My ex is self employed and claims he earns minimum wage and therefore I have requested a tribunal to understand the true amount he earns and have fair maintenance payments for his 2 children.


    As anyone had experience of these tribunals as I don't know what to expect.


    Does anyone have an idea of how he could be diverting income?


    Would I need representation as my ex will more than likely have some.


    Thank you
    Originally posted by wilsosu
    If he is employed by a ltd company for example and he earns the NMW, then that is all he earns (even if his company makes millions).
    • Hb3437
    • By Hb3437 15th Feb 18, 11:31 PM
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    • 15th Feb 18, 11:31 PM
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    • 15th Feb 18, 11:31 PM
    He is most likely taking out dividends from his company as an income. All income should be taken into account when working out the amount of maintenance he pays regardless of it being a wage or dividend or something else such as income from rental properties. Hope this helps.
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