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No, you cannot be forced to see the children whether you are paying child maintenance or not.
The choice to see the children is up to you.
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A.10 is to attend mediation before any formal court hearing. A party does not have to attend, if they don’t that could go against them, but you still cannot be forced to see the children.
Yes attend mediation and ensure she realises that you work and study and are not there simply to be a drop off point when it suits her.
As explained you cannot be forced to see the children. You can be excluded from seeing them but not forced to see them or have them.
Wprst case outcome, she can’t cope, you can’t have them they go into care system.
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