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My son has asked me to query whether he is legally obliged

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My son has asked me to query whether he is legally obliged to pay child maintenance to his ex girlfriend for her daughter. His name is ***** ***** the child's birth certificate and she will not allow him any contact. She has contacted the Child Support Agency to claim maintenance from him
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D Shannon
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
Yes, if he is the biological father he is due to pay child support. Child support is not relevant to the issue of contact or whether he is on th birth certificate. The fact that he is the father is the only relevant issue.
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Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Just to add to what my colleague has said the law says that children are entitled to contact with both parents and your son can pursue this if he wishes
Clare
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Which of course wasn't the question! The answer as regards ***** ***** stands.
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