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My child's father is on the birth certificate. But he's making

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My child's father is on the birth certificate. But he's making life for me very hard, he's verbally abbusive towards me and he's always trying to get me in trouble, if I don't like something he does towards my son and I express this he will call the police on me. He's making it impossible for me to see him when handing over my son. What legal rights do I have over him reguards him seeing his son without me around, he also accuses me of harming my son and dictates when he can see him. Is there a way I can get him out my life without it affecting my son? As well he didn't pay anything to help with costs before my son was born can I claim the money off him now? He's let me bring him up on my own and didn't help me when he was a baby and Ive also had to get him into schools with no input from him, he's not been consistent so does this give me more rights?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How old is the child and what contact does the father have at the moment?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
He's 3 years old and his father sees him once a week
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
What is the actual pattern of contact?
How many hours and which days?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Usually about 7 hours a day and it's never a set day he has his son as his days off from work arnt set, but it's normally on a weekend
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Can you explain a little more about the conflict between you - why has he called the police?
Does he manage the child well when he has him?