Child Support

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Question: If a father is 2-3 grand behind due to unemployment can the mother refuse to let the father see the child?

Answer: Under Arizona Domestic Relations Law, the obligation to pay child support and the right of a parent to have visitation with his or her children are separate obligations.  A.R.S. Section 25-320 and Section 25-403.09 set out the rules and criteria for child support.  A.R.S. 25-403.01 states that a non-custodial parent must be allowed reasonable visitation and parenting time.  The Arizona courts have long held firm on the idea that the custodial parent cannot withhold visitation to a parent who is not paying child support. 

 

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