Our expert says:
Ys you cannot force him to contact his child, nor should you want to, even if it were possible. But inform him that she is asking for him, and allow reasonable access, pending a decision by the maintenance court which should decide on the basis of what is best for the child - but will also be aware of the uselessness of giving access to a deadbeat dad who doesn't want to see his child. If you simply tell him what the child has been saing and ask if he wants to see her, it won't look as though you are trying to force him to do anything
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