back in feb I said to her that my son and her daughter needed to talk her mother disagree said that my son was harassing her daughter when he should be texting only her mum baby had some health issues which is he was what he was only enquiring about and then said when the baby is here he will be involved baby was born sunday I ask if we could visit her mother said not too sure when they will be home will let you know I reply I we were all home this Saturday could we visit then and have no reply
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The mother is free to register the birth and name the child excluding the father.
She is free to refuse visits at this stage.
Regarding ultimate contact a resident parent will not be able to avoid a non-resident parent seeing the child and if the resident parent refuses point-blank, the matter will end up in court. The resident parent would be better offering some contact. They should both try to resolve matters using family mediation http://www.familymediationhelpline.co.uk
Although it is quicker and less confrontational than court it isnt necessarily cheaper
If this fails then the non-resident parent being denied contact can then apply to the court for a defined contact order which will formalise arrangements. The necessary forms are available on the here http://www.thecustodyminefield.com/ .
The only reason a court will order supervised contact is if the child is at risk for some reason which doesn’t appear to be the case. Contact supervised by the mother/with mother present doesn’t get ordered.
If the court consider it necessary supervised contact would be at a contact centre. (ignore the underlining, it isnt supposed to be there but I cannot remove it)
He will still get contact even if he pays no maintenance.
CSA rates of child maintenance for a non resident parent earning £200-£800 per week gross are 12% for one child, 16% for 2 and 19% for 3 or more children living 100% with the resident parent. That is reduced by 1/7 for each 52 nights the child stays with the non-resident parent. There is also a reduction in the non-resident parent is responsible for other children. The rates increase for higher earners and decrease for low earners. CSA child maintenance is payable till the children reach 20 years old or leave full-time non-advanced education. Non-advanced education is generally classed as a level, not University, but there are some further education courses which are not classed as advanced. Full-time courses can be as little as 12 hours per week.
Advanced education courses include: a degree, Diploma of Higher Education (DHE), NVQ level 4 or above, BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND), teacher training 'Non-advanced' education includes the following: GCSEs, A levels NVQ/SVQ level 1, 2 or 3, BTEC National Diploma, National Certificate and 1st Diploma, SCE higher grade or similar
The CSA booklet is here https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/85746/how-we-work-out-child-maintenance.pdf
Which contains lots more info
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