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Q: My Ex (NCP) has not paid child support in 60 days. Do i need a lawyer to file contempt of court?

I no longer have a lawyer ( he lost his license). I cant afford another lawyer for the $293 monthly child support payments he makes.

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Naja Burroughs
answered on Sep 12, 2022

Whether you "need" a lawyer to file a contempt action is a matter of opinion and likely depends on the facts of your case. You do not have to have a lawyer to file a contempt action, however. Cobb County Superior Court's web page has a link to Forms that a pro se litigant (a person... Read more »

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Q: Can a father take a mother to court for visitation rights. When the father is backup on child support,

The father don’t volunteer to do nothing for child skips months without paying child support. Backup on child support. Had baby out of wedlock. Never been married, and father mad cause I said child couldn’t go on a family vacation so he want to take me to court, but haven’t did anything.

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Naja Burroughs
answered on Aug 17, 2022

Although it's frustrating to not receive regular, dependable financial support for your child, the courts do not condition visitation upon payment of child support. This means that a parent can regularly fail to help support his/her child, yet still be entitled to spend time with that child.... Read more »

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