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My son is 3 years old, there is no contact order in place
he only wants to know him when he has nothing to do - hes seen him once this year.
Not interested in him when he does see him.
My son doesnt even know who he is!
I'm sorry but the payment ofmaintenance or not is not grounds to refuse contact and it is something thatyou should take up with the CSA.
It is unlikely that the court wouldrefuse contact purely because the father is unreliable.
Of course, if you simply do not allowit to take place, your ex is then faced with making a court application whichhe may not want to pay for however I cannot advise that course of action. Thereis no legal aid for him as it finished in April this year for matters such asthis.
As it is so infrequent does it reallymake that much difference and is it worth worrying about having a courtapplication and having the expense when it is unlikely that you would actuallyget the order in any event.
You could apply to court for a definedcontact order to specify when he sees your son but there is no guarantee thathe was keep to that schedule. A court will not order a reluctant parent to be awilling one
I'm sorry, I appreciate that this isnot the answer you wanted but there is no point in me misleading you.
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