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In regards XXXXX XXXXX he will not have a problem, as child support and visitation are not connected and their is no underlying actions which would show that he is a threat to his child.
In regards XXXXX XXXXX child support he will have to prove he lost his job and that his medical situation makes him hard to obtain new employment.
Under Maryland law, when the Judge determines the non-custodial parent did not pay child support and the parent has the ability to pay his/her obligation. Civil contempt may include incarceration, if he can show he did not have the ability to pay he will not be sent to jail. He should have filed a petition to lower his child support when he lost his job, then he would have had the support lowered, he may be able to do it now as well.
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