My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.
You cannot refuse to pay child support if you do not see your son. The law does not make the child support subject to you seeing him.
If you have nothing to do with your son you still have to pay child support. It is unfair I know but that is the way the law sets it out.
You have to get orders form the court so you can see him during holidays and also have regular phone contact or skype contract.
You should contact your closest family relationship centre. This is a free service provided by the Federal Government. Their website is
You can find your closest one on there.
The web-site also have alot of useful information and links to assist you.
Before going to court you must obtain a certificate from a family dispute resolution practitioner. You get this through the free service provided at the family relationship centres.
If you need to go to court then you will need to file an application in the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court
http://www.familycourt.gov.au and http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au
This is what you have to do.
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