Our expert says:
Family law expert
He can't withhold the maintenance. If there is a court order in place that he needs to pay maintenance he will have to apply to court to vary it otherwise the court order stands and non-payment by him will result in contempt of court. If he wants to be the primary caregiver of the children he will have to lodge a court application to amend the existing order, in the absence thereof the status quo stands.
B.Proc; AD Dip L Law
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