News Ruling closes child support loophole for self-employed By The Lawyer 11 November 2003 16:30 17 December 2015 16:10 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 23 February 2013 at 20:34 How does one go about challenging a loophole in child maintenance rules. We have just been told that my husbands ex is not expected to pay maintenance for her two boys that she dumped on us 4 years ago because she is a full time student (18hours a week) . In spite if the fact that is still working full time. Surely this is wrong Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.