Title of Payment: Family Income Supplement Keywords: Shared Custody- application for FIS refused- High court ruling-children resident in the state-appeal-allowed

 Title of Payment: Family Income Supplement

Case Summary:

Family Income Supplement (FIS) claim. The Appellant shares custody of his children  with the children’s mother. The children reside with their mother in another EU State. The Appellant applied for Family Income Supplement. His application was refused by  the Deciding Officer on the grounds that the children did not reside with the Appellant in  the State and because he shared joint custody of them with ex-partner. The Appellant appealed this decision. The High Court had ruled in granting guardianship, access and custody of the children to the Appellant (initially sole custody and in a later decision, joint custody) that the children did reside in the State. On this basis, the Appeals Officer allowed the appeal. 

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Monday, 12 October 2009

 Title of Payment: Family Income Supplement

Case Summary:

Family Income Supplement (FIS) claim. The Appellant shares custody of his children  with the children’s mother. The children reside with their mother in another EU State. The Appellant applied for Family Income Supplement. His application was refused by  the Deciding Officer on the grounds that the children did not reside with the Appellant in  the State and because he shared joint custody of them with ex-partner. The Appellant appealed this decision. The High Court had ruled in granting guardianship, access and custody of the children to the Appellant (initially sole custody and in a later decision, joint custody) that the children did reside in the State. On this basis, the Appeals Officer allowed the appeal. 

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