What legal rights does a non custodial parent have?
Noncustodial parents do retain some rights, however, such as the following: Being able to access the child's medical or school records; The right to pay child support payments (in accordance with both the child's best interest and the parent's income earnings in mind);
What rights does a parent paying child support have?
Child support and custody/visitation are completely separate issues. You do not gain any rights by paying child support. Without any custody determination, both parents are on equal footing. He needs to file a paternity action where the child resides if he wants custody or visitation.
Can a dad fight child support?
The best reason to fight child support payments is that there is no biological link between the man who has been acting as the father and the child. This means he will have no choice but to pay child support. Another reason courts will possibly overturn payment is that the child is now an adult.
Can a married mother keep the child away from the father?
Sometimes taking your child from you is a crime, like "parental kidnapping." But if you are married, and there is no court order of custody, it is legal for the other parent to take your child. If you have sole physical custody, the other parent may not take your child away from you.