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QLD Parent Refuses to Pay Child Support - Withhold Access?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Blue Grass, 5 August 2015.

  1. Blue Grass

    Blue Grass Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone please tell me is it possible to withhold access to a parent who is refusing to pay there Child Support Payments?

    Family Court Orders are in place giving both parents access to the children. The non paying parent is financially very capable of paying what has been instructed by the Child Support Agency.
     
  2. AllForHer

    AllForHer Well-Known Member

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    NO.

    Child support is not in any way linked to the time the child spends with each parent. Your child has a legal right to know, spend time and communicate with both parents on a regular basis, which supersedes your entitlement to child support. If you have an issue with child support, you can contact child support and seek remedy otherwise. You do NOT contravene your parenting orders by violating your child's rights.
     
  3. Blue Grass

    Blue Grass Well-Known Member

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    Thought this would be the case. There is another side to this which I wont put on an open forum except to say withholding CS is an attempt to put the other parent into such a position that they will be forced to hand over the children and walk away. So your answer in reverse applies.
     

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