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Subject:  Re: OT: single parent dilemma Date:  4/17/2002  5:26 PM
Author:  Squawk1200 Number:  123018 of 308544

I'm not getting something. You said:

My reason for sending the picture and update is that, in ten years, when he finally grows up and wants contact with her, I don't want him to be able to go to court and say, "she kept the child away from me all this time; I didn't know where they were."

I'm not sure what you are worried about here. You say that you are not keeping him away now. So why would he go into court if he wanted "contact?" Are you worried about him seeking some kind of custody? In my view that would be very unlikely to happen given a long absence from her life. Are you worried about having to deal with court-imposed visitation rights? That's another story.

Personally, I would go ahead and send the materials; but then again, I would also take wild's advice and sue the heck out of him for back and future support.
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