Should Support Payment Stop If Visitation Is Being Prevented?

No, unfortunately each is a legal duty of its own. If a parent is deprived of visitation, he or she must still provide support. Visitation and non­payment of support must be petition in court separate.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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