In Florida, visitation, or time sharing, as we call it in child support payments, are two entirely separate issues. They’re ordered for separate reasons. So if one spouse doesn’t pay child support, it does not entitle the other spouse at that point to withhold time sharing or visitation with their children. The failure to pay child support can be pursued in court, and it can be enforced. However, it is not up to that parent to interpret this in a way that would allow them to deny visits, again, very separate issues.
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