Thank you fo clarifying that for me.
In respect of Child Maintenance - it is the Child Maintenance Service that has jurisdiction.
If the father is not paying then I suggest that you make a claim to them so that they can calculate how much he should pay and also obtain the money for you if he cant pay you consistently.
Be aware that the claim only starts from the time of the referral so the CMS wont look into the past but arrears will accrue for him if he doesn't pay once the calculation has been completed.
In relation to contact - I am really sorry to say that no court can make him a better father. Even if the court made an order for the father to spend time with your child - if the father wasn't committed then no court would enforce him to attend. The father has to be committed and this has to come from him.
You might benefit form family mediation - if the father will engage. Family mediation will try and help you both reach an agreement as to when your child should see their father - but once again if the father isn't commited this wont progress.
Children benefit from a routine - and the father simply shouldn't walk in and out of his child's life as and when he please as this will cause your child distress. If the father isn't committed - you might want to cease contact until he can show commitment.
Let me know if I can help you further.
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