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How can I enforce child support payments?

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My ex and I have a son who is almost 2. We have been separated for over a year. Right now he sees his son 1 day per weekend. He has not asked for anymore access than that. He inconsistently gives me money here and there for "child support" We do not have a custody agreement. I would like to obtain one as well as have some sort of document to allow the enforcement of child support. How can I do this? I do believe the two of us can agree on both topics however, actually getting it done is another story. What is the best way to go about this without spending or wasting too much money. All I want is an agreement outlining our custody (which can be joint) and a consistent and fair amount of child support.

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A Family Lawyer
6 years ago

There will be different phases to the process of arriving at a signed and complete separation agreement. You will first want to determine what is important to you in a lawyer you end up retaining, and ensure that you interview your lawyer and there is a good fit. Part of retaining the lawyer is to discuss and agree upon a course of action to take in order to complete the agreement and get it signed. It would help a great deal to obtain the other party's income information and tax returns etc and establish a list of items that you and the other party agree on, in respect of the custody and access and child support issues. You then turn the income information and list of agreed upon items over to your lawyer and have the lawyer advise and direct you on the informal proposal that had been discussed. The lawyer will hopefully then be able to proceed to prepare a draft agreement and then you file the agreement with the court, if necessary, to enforce the support provisions through the Family Responsibility Office. Your lawyer should be able to explain all other questions or issues you have raised.

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