Hi, I am writing this on behalf of a mal...

Asked by Legaltemp1 on 19-05-2015 10:24:42
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 0.00

Hi, I am writing this on behalf of a male friend of mine. Him and his wife got divorced a quite a few years ago due to substance abuse etc. In the time of them being married they had two children (ages now 11 and 13). He then moved doen to the coast. In the time that he was there he did try to get hold of his ex to see and communicate with the childre, but this always ended up with something going wrong and arguments ensuing etc and her denying him this access (they lost track and contact with each other). In his time down at the coast he was unemployed and didnt pay maintenance. His ex-wife was and has been in contact with his mom in his time of him being down at the coast. He has since returned to Johannesburg, after being at the coast for the past seven years and would like to get in contact with his children again. What we would like to find out is if he can now start having visitation rights again to see his children, even though he is currently unemployed in Jhb an unable to pay maintenance? And if so how do we go about doing this etc etc etc? Should you have any further questions on this please do not hesitate to contact me. Kind regards Hayley

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