Good dayMy name is Ashieqa Butt i am 33 ...

Asked by ashieqa on 11-10-2021 11:02:58
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape

Good day

My name is Ashieqa Butt i am 33 years old a single mother of 3 kids ages 14, 11 and 4.

My daughter is age 14 years old and i would like to get some advice how to deal with her dead-beat father whom has never supported her till now. Its her first year of high school and she needs alot i have raised her by myself. I have tried many times taking her to her father hoping that it will help him open up to her and accepting his resposabillities but unfortunately we were unsuccessfull.

His behind with maintenance like +-R30 000. I would just like him to pay his dues and be a part of her life as she is emotionally hurt because she longs for the love and connection from her father.

I am doing my best to be the best mom to our daughter but its not easy on me doing this alone.

Please help...

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 12-10-2021 22:00:33

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment, even if it is R150 or R200.

Have you got a maintenance order in place regarding the maintenance?

Att. Patrick 

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