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Visitation and child support are two different issues. Legally you can't keep your child from visiting the father on that charge. Some fathers have gotten modified change of custody orders because the mother wouldn't allow visitation.

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Q: Can the father still have visitation if he is not paying child support but has a court order to pay?
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If a father has custody can he keep the child from her mother if she is not paying child support?

No, child support and child visitation are two different matters. Neither a father nor a mother can be denied visitation based on the fact that they are not paying child support.

Does the father have a right to see his child if he pays csa?

Child support and visitation are two separate issues. The father has the right to request a visitation schedule with his child. Visitation is not dependent on paying child support.

Does a father have to have visitation while paying child support?

No. Custody and child support orders are separate. A father who is paying child support should request a visitation schedule if he wants to spend time with his child. On the other hand, you cannot make a father spend time with his child is doesn't want to.

Do you have to let a father see his child if not paying support?

If he has a visitation order, yes.

What rights does a father have for visitation if he is paying child support?

Visitation rights should have been addressed at the time the child support order was issued. Child support and visitations are two separate issues. The father must return to the court that has jurisdiction and request a visitation schedule.

If spouse is not biological father does he have visitation rights?

If he paying child support, or can prove to the court that a father/child relationship has been developed.

Do a father get visitation after they stop paying child support at age 20 for a handicap child?

Visitation should not be dependent on child support. How would the child feel losing the parent? Keep that issue in front of the judge.

Should a father who is not paying child support and has made threats to disappear with the children have the right to get them for visitation?

Absolutley not.

If the father is paying child support does that mean he has visitation rights?

Support and Visitation are separate matters that are addressed separately by the court. However, if you were a participant in a child support case you should have requested a visitation order at the same time. No one is going to do that for you. If you want a visitation schedule with your child then return to the court that issued the child support order and request visitation.

Is the father still entitled to seeing the child even if he is not paying court ordered child support?

Yes, child support and visitation are independent of one another.

If an unmarried father chooses not to pay child support does he still have rights to child in CA?

An unmarried father cannot "choose" to not pay child support. The laws in every state require that a father pay for the support of his child. The mother must bring an action to the appropriate court so that a child support order can be established. Visitation rights are separate and a father can have visitation rights established by the court. Visitation rights are not dependent on paying child support.

If a father is not paying child support does he still have rights?

In general, visitation and child support are separate matters. However, if you aren't paying support, you might reasonably expect some resistance from the custodial parent about visitation! But of the two, denying a child a father is far more damaging and costly to the child and society in general. see link below

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